In 2016, RISE provided…
Hours supporting families in the Early Childhood Initiative program
Graduation rate for Parent-Child Home Program
Early Childhood & Home Visiting Programs
Early Childhood Initiative is a voluntary home visiting program in Madison/Dane County, WI that provides comprehensive and community-based support for pregnant women and families with children ages 0-4K.
Parent-Child Home Program is an evidence-based early literacy and school readiness program for children ages 2-4 that supports parents and caregivers in providing the skills and materials needed to prepare children for success.
Welcome Baby & Beyond is a home visiting program that offers education and support for parents with children ages 0-5, and aims to promote a safe, healthy, and positive environment to support families and children.
Hours of child care provided in the Respite Center
Evaluations completed in the Court Ordered Evaluation program
Hours of care coordination and community support
Care Coordination & Mental Health Services
The Respite Center
The Respite Center
The Respite Center is an emergency child care and parent support program that provides respite, child care, and support and resources to children ages 0-14 and their families.
- Planned child care while parents or caregivers attend appointments, look for employment, or search for housing
- Planned child care with trusted adults when parents or caregivers need a break or relief
- Emergency child care and support when a crisis occurs
- Information and referral to community services, parenting resources, and additional programs specific to a child and family’s needs
RISE is a community-based non-profit that serves more than 6,800 individuals (including children and families) annually by providing home visiting services, early childhood education, care coordination, stabilization and support, mental health assessment and evaluation, and respite care. RISE emerged in 2017 from a merger between Community Partnerships and Center for Families, two Dane County non-profits focused on community-based, strengths-driven services to children, families, and young adults. Visit our About Us page to learn more.
Give help, hope and support to individuals in need.
Your thoughtful gifts and donations will help to advance our mission and sustain our unique programs that support children, families, and individuals. RISE is a non-profit organization and your contributions are tax deductible.
MEDiC Pediatric Clinic operates one Wednesday per month at RISE and is staffed by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health students and a social worker from RISE and is a FREE resource for families. MEDiC Clinic can help answer and address your questions and concerns regarding your child’s growth and development, behavior, illness, rashes, allergies, and much more! NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY!
Recent Blog Posts
Did you know that the MEDiC Clinic at RISE Fordem location is the only pediatric MEDiC Clinic in Dane County? MEDiC is a student-run program of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and is comprised of 7 clinics throughout Madison. Madison's...read more
Help us celebrate Meg Miller this Saturday, 11/11/17, at the RISE Brat Stand. Meg was instrumental in the success of the Brat Stand fundraiser and we will celebrate her birthday and her memory by allocating all Brat Stand proceeds and tips to the Respite Center...read more
This time last year both organizations (Community Partnerships and Center for Families) were diving deeply into merger activities and exploring the idea of an agency rebrand. During the following 6 months, we worked closely with the local marketing and advertising...read more