Support and Volunteering



Feeling Isolated?
If you are feeling isolated, contact Jim Mackman at (608) 442-4081 or, to be set up with a volunteer who can check in with you by phone.


Social Worker
If you need a social worker’s help, call Jewish Service Services at (608) 442-4081.


Chaplaincy Visits
Chaplaincy visits by telephone or video chat (like Facetime. Contact Rabbi Renée about lifecycle events at (608) 424-4033 or


Basic Needs
If you need help getting your basic needs met, call United Way’s referral hotline at 211.


Chabad CARE's program - Community Assistance Relief Efforts


Wisconsin Connect COVID-19 Resources App
UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

Wisconsin Connect is available on computer desktops and as a mobile app and is meant to provide support, information, resources, and stress management for our community as the pandemic develops. People can ask questions, engage in discussion on forums, find resources, and read articles and updates on the pandemic in one place. See Brochure with Details >


Home Delivered Meals
For Madison area residents, if you have an underlying health condition (the CDC defines underlying health conditions as heart disease, kidney disease, lung disease, diabetes, and any other chronic condition with a suppressed immune system) and will not be able to obtain food without your meal site call SSM Health (608) 276-7598 to request Home Delivered Meals. Middleton area residents: call Candice Martin at (608) 512-0000 Ext. 4006.



Jewish Social Services
Volunteer to be a friendly caller to seniors and others in our community who may be socially isolated during this time. Please contact Paul Borowsky at or (608) 442-4083


Volunteers are needed to help with delivering food & supplies, making welfare checks, running errands, and packing care packages. If you are willing and able to help, please fill out our volunteer form.