Street Pulse

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Urgent Policy Proposal: A Special Facility for Homeless Veterans to Avoid Dangerous Situations

Urgent Policy Proposal: Open a Special Facility for Homeless Veterans to Avoid Dangerous Situations By Specialist Kenneth Lee Payne, Sr. 1st of 321st Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, US Army (608) 469-8415 Madison and Dane County have stated that no stone is unturned in regards to identifying and serving homeless veterans. From personal experience, I find … Continue reading

Street Pulse Valentine’s Day Messages

How Do I Love Thee? Let me count the ways.┬áThank you to everyone who submitted a Valentine! Love and support to all in our community who feel┬áthat they have been left behind. You are valuable and valued! You amaze me with your ability to withstand the unendurable. I admire the strength of spirit so many … Continue reading

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

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

No Showers, No Problem

No Showers, No Problem By Ronnie Barbett The Homeless Issues Committee pointed out at its Tuesday meeting that there would be no showers for the Daytime Warming Center due to the rental lease agreement stating that no alterations to the former Lussier Teen Center building were to be made. Who knew?? No, seriously, who knew? … 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)