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Porchlight, Inc.



Porchlight was created in 2004 by the merger of two well-established and successful non-profit providers of emergency shelter and low-cost housing in Dane County: Community Housing & Services, Inc. (CHAS) and Transitional Housing, Inc. (THI)

Porchlight is the largest supplier of low-cost housing in Dane County and is comprised of an emergency shelter for men, Safe Haven (housing and intensive services for men and women suffering from serious mental illnesses), 172 single room or efficiency units and 55 family units.

Mission: Porchlight strives to decrease the Dane County homeless population by providing shelter, housing, supportive services, and a sense of community in ways that empower residents and program participants to positively shape their lives.
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CausesCommunity Employment Homeless & Housing Food Insecurity, Hunger