Need Shelter?
Call the Housing Crisis Hotline at 1-855-510-2323


Please join us for an upcoming Homes for Families Tour:

During these short, powerful and informative tours, you will learn about family homelessness in Madison and the Dane County, Wisconsin area and how The Road Home is working to help families transform their lives. We invite you to meet our executive director, staff and board members to see our work first-hand. This is not a fundraiser and we guarantee it will only last 59 minutes!

    - Tues., July 12 at 6:30 p.m.
    - Wed., August 10 at 5:30 p.m.
   - Wed., September 7 at 5:30 p.m.
   - Tues., September 20 at 6:30 p.m.
   - Wed., October 5 at 6:30 p.m. 

Tours are conducted at The Road Home’s offices, located at:
128 E. Olin Ave., Suite 202,
Madison, WI 53713


How to get to The Road Home

The Road Home Tour goes “On The Road”

Can’t make it to a tour at our office - we’ll come to you! The Road Home “Homes for Families" Tour is available to be presented at your congregation, business, organization, home or group. We would welcome the opportunity to provide information about The Road Home to you and a group of friends, colleagues, co-workers, family, or neighbors. Please contact us at 608-294-7998 to arrange a tour.


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Honor a special father in your life 

Honor a special father in your life with a gift that helps families in The Road Home shelter and housing programs. A gift to The Road Home in memory or honor of a loved one can have lasting impact on families and their children who are working hard to move from homelessness into stable housing.

Thanks for your support of The Road Home. 



Who is The Road Home?

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 Welcome To the Road Home Dane County

The Road Home Dane County is committed to developing long-term relationships with homeless families with children that can change lives.  We work with families, not only to relieve the immediate crisis of homelessness, but also to build skills, resources and relationships that set the stage for long-term success. 

Each family works closely with a professional case manager to secure housing, employment and other resources such as childcare, health/mental health care, and children’s educational and recreational programs.  Adults in shelter attend workshops taught by parenting and mental health educators.  Families who have moved from shelter into housing work with The Road Home through the Housing Stabilization program, Second Chance Apartment Project, Stoughton Second Chance, Second Chance Leasing, House-ability, Rapid Rehousing, and Housing & Hope programs to maintain the achievements they’ve already reached and to continue their steps toward a successful future.  

Every child deserves a home.

Check out the Truax Apartment Rehab Volunteer Project. Our thanks to all the volunteers who helped clean, paint, and prep the apartment units to get them ready for families experiencing homelessness!

 Madison Magazine's February 2016 article on homelessness and The Road Home: Homelessness: the long road home

The Road Home's Teaming Up to End Homelessness Video:

 The Road Home Video

2016 Spring Newsletter (PDF)

 2015 Winter Newsletter (PDF)

2014 Annual Report Financials (PDF)

2015 Summer Newsletter (PDF)

2015 Spring Newsletter (PDF)

2014 Fall Newsletter (PDF) 

2013 Annual Report (PDF)

2014 Summer Newsletter (PDF)

2014 Spring Newsletter (PDF)