County Food & Nutrition Resources

~ Monroe County Health Department | 315 West Oak St., Suite B | Sparta  | 608-269-8666 ~

SPARTA
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608-269-5021

217 North Black River Street (Jones Plaza)

OFFICE HOURS:  Mon, Wed & Thurs -- 10:00am - 2:00pm

FOOD PANTRY HOURS:  Mon & Thurs -- 10:00am - 2:00pm

SERVICES: 

  • Supporting Housing

  • Homeless Prevention Program

  • Food Pantry -- serves western Monroe County - Sparta, Angelo, Melvina, Leon, Norwalk and surrounding areas

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Ecumenical Food Pantry

608-269-5081

114 North Water Street

FOOD PANTRY HOURS: 

  • Mon - Thurs -- 12:00pm

  • Tues - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

For more information call the Church.

Meadowview School Food Pantry

608-269-3151

1225 North Water Street, Room A120

Wednesdays -- 4:00pm - 6:00pm

​Serves families with children enrolled in the Sparta School District.  Thank you to our partners, Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin and Gospel Baptist Church.

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

608-269-6949

1225 North Court Street, Room A120

Offers full meals on Tues from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Meals are FREE!  Donations accepted.

TOMAH
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608-372-6737

1118 West Veterans Street

FOOD PANTRY HOURS: 

  • 2nd & 4th Wed of each month -- 3:30pm - 6:00pm

  • Thurs -- 10:00am - 12:00pm

Serves eastern Monroe County - Tomah, Tunnel City, Wyeville, Camp Douglas, Clifton, Warrens, Oakdale, Kendall, Norwalk & Wilton

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608-343-7039

Tomah Masonic Temple - East Entrance - 520 E. Saratoga Street

SERVICES: offers free meals on Mondays from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.  Closed certain Holidays.

OTHER AREAS
Cashton Cupboard & Closet
Ontario Food Pantry
Wilton Food Pantry

608-654-5770

199 Front Street

Mon - Fri -- 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sat -- 10:00am - 1:00pm

Please call for an appointment

608-337-4656

Grace Community Church 

Ontario & Norwalk area

608-435-6922

Wilton Community Center

400 East Street

Tues -- 1:00pm - 2:00pm or please call for an appointment

FOR SENIORS

CAFE CONNECTIONS - SENIOR DINING SITES

Provides hot, nutritious noon meals to persons 60 years of age and over for a suggested donation of $3.75 a meal.  Please call your local Dining Site to reserve your meal the day before you want to eat.

  • Cashton Meal Site - 608-487-6129 -- 812 Main Street - Serving time 11:30am

  • Kendall Meal Site - 608-463-7622 -- Kenview Manor - 412 Spring Street - Serving time 11:30am

  • Norwalk Meal Site - 608-343-3158 -- Norcrest Senior Housing - 206 West Center Street - Serving time 12:00pm (noon)

  • Sparta Meal Site - 608-269-6778 -- Sparta/Barney Community Center - 1000 E. Montgomery Street - Serving time 11:30am

  • Tomah Meal Site - 608-372-7291 -- Kupper-Ratch Senior Center - 1002 Superior Avenue - Serving time 11:30am

  • Wilton Meal Site - 608-487-6130 -- Wilton Fire Station - 806 Railroad Street - Serving time 11:30am

CAFE CONNECTIONS -- home delivered hot meals delivered directly to homes of persons 60 years of age and over for a suggested donation of $3.75 a meal.  Please call 608-269-8690.

SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM (FNMP) -- available seasonally to those 60+ and under 180% of the federal poverty level.  Contact the ADRC at  608-269-8609 or 888-339-7854 for more information.

OTHER FOOD RESOURCES
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WIC - Women, Infants & Children Special Supplement Nutrition Program

*please call for an appointment

608-269-8671

315 West Oak St., Suite B, Sparta

Services:  Provides nutritional counseling and health referrals with supplemental food packages for pregnant & post-partum women, infants and childre <age 5 who meet income qualifications and are determined to be at nutritional risk.  Eligible families may also receive Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks from June 1 - Sept 30.

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Formerly known as food stamps; help for people with little or no income to buy food.  Western Region for Economic Assistance Consortium. 1-800-627-0430

FOODSHARE APPLICATION ASSISTANCE:  1-877-366-3635 Call for an appointment or a referral.  Free, confidential, personalized application assistance is provided by a trained Second Harvest specialist at various sites throughout Monroe County.

FOODSHARE HELPLINE:  1-877-366-3635

English/Spanish language line is available.  FoodShare Helpline offers information on FoodShare (food stamp) benefits eligibility by a trained Second Harvest specialist.

EMERGENCY HELP
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1-800-264-6412

Services:

  • Provides emergency services in the area of basic needs (food, shelter, fuel); some assistance may be available in disaster, health care needs and "Christmas Cheer".

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Visit wisummerfood.org or call 211 and then text "food" to 877-877 to find meals near you.

© 2020 First Families of Monroe County

1118 W. Veterans Street ~ P. O. Box 707 ~ Tomah, WI 54660 ~ 608-374-4141 ~ fax: 608-374-4188

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