Community Resource Hub
Our community resource hub a collaborative workspace that is home to several of our amazing community organizations and for our resource advocacy program. The purpose of the Resource Hub is to provide our community with an inclusive, accessible place where you can reliably access key resources and essentials while working with advocates who are trained in trauma-informed practices, crisis response and de-escalation.
What is Resource Advocacy?
Resource Advocacy refers to helping folks connect with resources and services. Despite how many great services there are available in our area, there are also many barriers blocking some in our community from accessing or fully utilizing these services. Our trained volunteer resource advocates can help navigate processes associated with social services that can be confusing and frustrating at times. Resource advocacy is not case management or counseling nor do we provide any legal or financial advice. But our resource advocates are familiar with the various systems and services available to the public and can engage in co-advocacy with professional social service providers where appropriate.
The days and times when Resource Advocates are available for walk-ins at the Social Justice Center are listed on schedule below -- no appointment necessary!
We envision being part of a vibrant “social ecosystem” in Madison and Dane County that is based on partnerships across organizations and sharing of expertise information and resources. We believe that making existing social services and programs more accessible, understandable and responsive to individuals in need is a key part of realizing this vision.
Connect with a Resource Advocate
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