Resources Available During COVID-19
A resource from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Get Vaccinated Get $100 (August 20, 2021 through September 6, 2021) - In order to be eligible, Wisconsin residents ages 12 and older must receive their first dose at a vaccination site in Wisconsin between August 20, 2021 and September 6, 2021. Please allow up to six weeks to receive your Visa Gift Card in the mail. For more information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/100.htm.
Dane CORE Program (Available through the Tenant Resource Center) - The Dane CORE Program is a partnership between the City of Madison, Dane County, and the Tenant Resource Center to provide approximately $15 million in federal funds for emergency rental assistance for those impacted by COVID-19. The program provides rental assistance for those who are behind on rent, reside in Dane County, are at or below 80% of area median income, and have experienced economic hardship due to COVID-19.
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program - The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.
Remote Online Notarization - If you need a Notary duing the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Unemployment COVID-19 Public Information - Information from the Wisconsin Government: Department of Workforce Development.
Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19 - A list of resources and answers created the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ancestry: Library Edition - Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the in-library only version of Ancestry is now accessible from home!
W.R.A.P Program (Flyer) (Phone Numbers) - Renters - The moratorium on evictions ended May 26th, but rental assistance, up to $3,000 is available. Residents facing eviction can contact their local CAP agency for help. North Central CAP - Wood; CAP Services Inc. - Portage; Central Wisconsin CAC - Adams, Columbia, and Sauk; Community Action for South Central Wisconsin, Inc. - Dane; Southwest CAP - Green.
Focus Forward - State, federal, and other funding and operational assistance programs for Wisconsin businesses and communities facing economic challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public WiFi Locations - A map of "free" or open WiFi locations around Wisconsin.