In 2017, 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
Comprehensive Community Services is a community-based and recovery-oriented program that provides coordination of services for youth and adults living with mental health needs.
Court Ordered Evaluations is an evaluation and assessment program that serves Dane County Courts for outpatient mental health assessments ordered under specific statute areas.
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 2,230 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.
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Recent Blog Posts
Welcome back, readers! We’ve had a couple of highlights from our Children Come First program (CCF), and now we like to offer some behind-the-scenes insight on our other wrap around program, Comprehensive Community Services (CCS). For this month’s staff spotlight,...read more
Guest blogger Emily Loveland shares with us the history and importance of Juneteenth, and where to find our local celebrations here in Madison. Take it away, Emily! Here at RISE nothing is more important than community. We strive to nourish our community to bloom into...read more
RISE is proud to work with a with a staff that come from a wide range of experience and skills. As part of our staff highlight for the month of June, we’d love to introduce you to one of our Care Coordinators, Melanie Botti. Melanie comes from our Children Come First...read more