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The Question and Answer Group

The Question and Answer Group by Ronnie Barbett Arriving here in Madison nearly seven months ago and homeless, I am learning how to survive from the best this city has to offer. The beautiful weather during the month of June last year prompted me into doing my favorite exercise – I walked all over this … Continue reading

Wisconsin State Journal: Know Your Madisonian – Sarah Gillmore

Daytime Warming Shelter Manager, Sarah Gillmore, was recently featured in the Wisconsin State Journal’s “Know Your Madisonian.” Steven Verburg, a reporter from WSJ, sat down with Sarah to discuss the progress of the day center since it opened in November 2012 and how she got involved with helping homeless men, women and families. Read more: … Continue reading

Desperate for Bus Tickets

We’re very desperate for bus tickets. With the $990 we raised in donations, we were able to purchase 66 10-ride passes. As we are now averaging 140 people/day, we easily passed out all of those 10-rides same-day. I don’t feel comfortable pacing the tickets and/or deciding who is “worthy enough” to get a pass. I … Continue reading

Carl’s Art Group

Carl’s Art Group The Daytime Warming Center is pleased to announce our newest social group: Carl’s Art Group! Carl Jonas, a guest and volunteer at the Day Warming Center, will be leading the art class from 11AM-noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 1-3PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Anyone may join the group. We welcome … Continue reading

Street Pulse: Poetry Contest

Check out our upcoming Poetry Contest! Enter as many times as you want.

Street Pulse: Writers Wanted

Writers Wanted Street Pulse wants YOUR creative work! Street Pulse wants YOUR poetry, photos, paintings, stories, etc. We publish creations & thoughts of those who are homeless, imprisoned, or otherwise, marginalized as well as submissions concerning homelessness from others. If you would like help typing your story or submitting your entry, please talk to Ronnie … Continue reading


(608) 371-WARM
Note: You must dial '608' first.


8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(7 days a week, until March 31st)


827 East Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703
(former Lussier Teen Center)