Joe Parisi

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East Washington Avenue warming shelter for homeless closes (Isthmus)

East Washington Avenue warming shelter for homeless closes Committee continues search for permanent facility By Joe Tarr on Thursday 03/28/2013 On Sunday, the warming shelter located at 827 E. Washington Ave. will close its doors. The facility was intended to be open for only one season, but Dane County officials wanted a permanent, year-round day … Continue reading

Office of the County Executive announcs “Vets Ride with Pride” Program

On February 7, 2013, the Office of the County Executive announced a new “Vets Ride with Pride” Program to benefit Dane County Veterans. The full press release is posted below. For Immediate Release DATE: February 7, 2013 Contact: Carrie Springer, Office of the County Executive 608.267.8823 or cell, 608.843.8858 Dane County Executive Parisi, Supervisor Hotchkiss … Continue reading

The Badger Herald report on how Madison officials combat homelessness

The Badger Herald posted on article on how Madison officials are combating homelessness, from banning panhandlers downtown to providing a new daytime warming shelter. Read More:

Cap Times discusses debate over new warming shelter location

The Cap Times reported on the debate over keeping the homeless warm this winter by opening a temporary day warming shelter in downtown Madison. Read more:


(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)