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

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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.

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United Methodist Church

608-269-6949

1225 North Court Street, Room A120

TUESDAYS:

Offers full meals - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Meals are FREE!  Donations accepted.

TOMAH
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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.

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608-372-6737

1118 West Veterans Street

FOOD PANTRY HOURS: 

2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month

3:30pm - 6:00pm

Thursday -- 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

OTHER AREAS
Cashton Cupboard & Closet

608-654-5770

199 Front Street

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

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

Ontario Food Pantry

Please call for an appointment

608-337-4656

Grace Community Church 

Ontario & Norwalk area

Wilton Food Pantry

608-435-6922

400 East Street

Wilton Community Center

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

FOR SENIORS

Senior Meal 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

608-487-6129

812 Main Street

Serving time -- 11:30am

 

Kendall

608-463-7622

412 Spring Street

Kenview Manor

Serving time -- 11:30am

Norwalk

608-343-3158

206 West Center Street

Norcrest Senior Housing

Serving time -- 12:00pm

Sparta

608-269-6778

1000 E. Montgomery Street

Sparta/Barney Community Center

Serving time -- 11:30am

 

Tomah

608-372-7291

1002 Superior Avenue

Kupper-Ratch Senior Center

Serving time -- 11:30am

Wilton

608-487-6130

806 Railroad Street

Wilton Fire Station

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

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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.

Services:

Provides nutritional counseling and health referrals with supplemental food packages for pregnant & post-partum women, infants and children <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.

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.