Local Community Services

GroupPhotoSunshineSupperSun Prairie is home to many great local community organizations. Whether you are looking to give back to the community or access services, please use this directory to connect with our local organizations. For additional volunteer opportunities customized to your schedule, you can navigate through Dane County’s website found here. To add or update your organization’s information on this page, please complete this form.

The Bed Lady
608-825-3875
The Bed Lady delivers new beds to Sun Prairie School children in need. To request a bed, talk to a school social worker or Joining Forces for Families.

C.A.R.D.S Closet
608-825-3875
C.A.R.D.S Closet is a free clothing resource for Sun Prairie families that accepts clean and gently used clothing. They have a donation bin at the Prairie Athletic Club or at the Sunshine Place. Please email to request clothing or talk to a school social worker.

Centro Hispano
608-800-7977
Centro Hispano’s mission is empowering youth, strengthening families and engaging the community. The Centro staff use referrals, existing services and resources to help Latino families aspire upward to reach their personal goals and dreams.

Colonial Club
608-837-4611
From its origins as a social outlet for seniors in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin to being a comprehensive provider of social services for people age 55 and over, the Colonial Club  has evolved over the past fifty years to meet the emerging needs of older adults.

Community Action Coalition
608-246-4730 ext. 235
The Community Action Coalition provides services in three key areas: housing, food, and clothing. Their mission is to develop the economic and social capacities of individuals, families, and communities to reduce poverty in Dane, Jefferson, and Waukesha counties.

Early Childhood Initiative
608-807-6604
The Early Childhood Initiative provides free support centered around family stability, wellness, child development and healthy relationships for pregnant women and families with children ages 0 to 4.

Home Mission Fund
608-257-2534 ext. 37
The Home Mission Fund provides assistance to community members who have experienced a sudden and temporary loss of income. The fund covers eviction prevention, car repairs, and utilities.

Joining Forces for Families
608-825-3225
Joining Forces for Families is a program through Dane County Department of Human Services that helps the Sun Prairie Community through resource connection, creative problem solving and advocacy.

Mckenzie Family Boys & Girls Club
608-661-4572
The Boys & Girls Club of Dane County is a leader in youth development programs, serving more than 6500 young people across the Madison area. With licensed after school programming that includes transportation, and a full-time day care facility, this welcoming space can become even bigger to the community – a true support system. 

RSVP of Dane County
608-238-7787
For over 40 years, The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has been offering personalized volunteer placement, matching volunteers age 55+ with community service opportunities across Dane County.  Our volunteers share their knowledge, interests, experience and energy, contributing to the well-being of their local communities. Programs include Driver Services, Vets Helping Vets and Foster Grandparents, to name a few. 

Spirit of Giving
608-825-3875
Spirit of Giving matches community sponsors with families in need to shop for holiday gifts for Sun Prairie School children. Each year, around 1,100 kids receive gifts.

Stuff the Bus
608-825-3875
Stuff the Bus is a volunteer program that collects school supplies and distributes filled backpacks to those in need in the Sun Prairie Area School District.

Sun Prairie Emergency Food Pantry
608-513-1044
Serving the residents of the Sun Prairie School District, the Pantry provides monthly food allowances, a mobile food pantry, Thanksgiving food baskets and weekend snacks at elementary schools.

Sunshine Legal Clinic
608-825-3875
Since 2014, the Sunshine Legal Clinic has provided free legal consultation services covering family law, debt collection, tenant rights, immigration and more.

Sunshine Place
608-825-3875
Sunshine Place is a single point of access to social services for Sun Prairie residents in times of need. In addition to being a community resource center, the Sunshine Place also has a resource lobby with free access to computers, printing and faxing.

Sunshine Supper
608-561-1632
Sunshine Supper serves a free community meal every Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 1632 W. Main Street. Everyone is welcome!

YMCA
608-837-8221
The YMCA is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. With the Y, you’re not just a member of the facility; you’re part of a cause. With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership gives you and your community the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.