Sarah Gillmore

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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

Receiving the written commendation from the Madison Common Council

Sarah Gillmore, Z! Haukeness, Ronnie Barbett, and Nate Abrams accept the written commendation last night (Tuesday 3/19/13) from the Madison Common Council to the Daytime Warming Center. Thank you to the staff & the many, many volunteers who have made this short-lived community of care a PHENOMENAL SUCCESS. We appreciate all of you!

Photos: Temporary homeless day shelter to close (WSJ)

Temporary homeless day shelter to close Photos & captions by John Hart at The Wisconsin State Journal Ronnie Barbett tends a welcome desk at Madison’s daytime warming shelter on East Washington Avenue. The daily volunteer signs visitors in and out of the center and offers direction and advice to those needing assistance. Sarah Gillmore, who … Continue reading

Despite its imminent closing, temporary homeless shelter called a success (WSJ)

By Sandy Cullen Wisconsin State Journal In the nearly four months it’s been open, the temporary homeless day shelter on East Washington Avenue has served as a de facto community center where more than 100 people a day have found warmth and companionship, something to eat and help in finding a job or a place … Continue reading

New Photos from the Daytime Shelter

David Gegenhuber and Ronnie Barbett, volunteers at the Daytime Warming Shelter, shared some new photos below.

Daytime Warming Shelter Honored by Madison City Council

The following resolution will be presented to the Daytime Warming Shelter staff and volunteers on March 19th at the Common Council meeting. Honoring and congratulating the Daytime Warming Shelter program for its successful 2012-2013 operations. WHEREAS the an interim Daytime Warming Shelter began on November 26, 2012; and, WHEREAS the Warming Shelter, a program of … 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)