Dane County Emergency Resources

MGE is committed to working with customers experiencing economic hardship. We can set up a personalized payment arrangement and discuss other financial assistance resources that may be available. Please call us soon at 608-252-7144 or 1-800-245-1125 Monday-Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Financial Resources

Organization Assistance Details Phone Number
Energy Services, Inc. Households with low-to-moderate income may be eligible for assistance from the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program. Funds are limited. Apply online at esi.help. (800) 506-5596
United Way United Way's free 211 service is available 24/7 to help connect people with local programs and services that can help. Call 211 to get connected with a specialist who can help navigate options for financial assistance, heating and utilities assistance, and other needs. 211


Organization Phone Number
Badger Childhood Cancer Network 608-231-8006
Catholic Charities Diocese of Madison 608-826-8000
Community Action Coalition for South Central WI 608-237-1255
Dane County Veterans Office 608-266-4158
Evangel Life Center 608-222-4900
Foundation for Rural Housing 608-238-3448
Greater Madison Resource Center 608-770-1174
Home Energy Plus  
Middleton Outreach Ministry 608-836-7338
Neighbors in Need of Assistance  608-835-4188
Porchlight, DIGS Prevention and Outreach 608-252-8522 (Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.)
The Salvation Army 608-256-2321
Society of St. Vincent De Paul, Madison  608-257-0919
Tenant Resource Center 608-257-0006
Urban Triage 608-299-4128