Porchlight provides emergency shelter, food, employment services, counseling, and affordable transitional and permanent housing to homeless people in the Dane County area. Porchlight's services are designed to foster independence and the transition into permanent housing and employment.
Porchlight is the largest supplier of low-cost housing in Dane County and is comprised of an emergency shelter for men, housing and services for men and women suffering from serious mental illnesses, 226 single room or efficiency units, 20 one bedroom units and 40 family units. Every year Porchlight provides over 420 women, men and children with over 100,000 nights of shelters.
A helping hand, not a hand out. A second chance. A warm bed. Hope. Opportunity.