Social Services

Madison Public Library's Central Library partners with the following local service agencies to  provide over 50 hours per week of on-site case management, outreach, and referral services:

General Job Assistance: Get free job assistance with a focus on resumes and cover letters. Help looking for work online or filling out an online job application is also provided.  Sign up for a free one hour session of one-on-one assistance. Mondays, 12:00 - 3:00pm in Room 204.

BadgerCare+:  health care enrollment assistance for low-income Wisconsin residents. Wednesdays, 11-1pm in room 211.

Healthcare for homeless veterans: outreach, exams, treatment, referrals, and case management to homeless veterans. 1st and 3rd Thursdays in room 211. January 4 & 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 15, April 5 & 19.

Free Mending:
Sewing Machine Project volunteers are available to mend your clothing for free. Thursdays, 10:00am - 12:00pm in Room 211. 
First come, first served. Work done on site!


Project Babies Outreach: Volunteers provide parent education, training, and support. In addition, they maintain a baby closet at the library with diapers and clothing for families in need. Connect with a volunteer or ask at the desk for baby supplies Children's Room (Lower Level).

Tellurian: outreach for individuals experiencing substance abuse, addiction, mental illness, and homelessness. Fridays, 9-1:30pm in room 201.


Please inquire at the Central Library's second floor reference desk for more information, or call the desk at 608-266-6350.  For an up-to-date calendar listing assistance at all Madison Public Library locations, visit our Assistance Calendar.