Our Mission2021-02-10T21:09:27+00:00
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for the day; Teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
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Creating Opportunity

The Community Action Coalition Learning Lab recognizes the challenges Wisconsin residents face when looking for health, financial, housing and education information. Our mission is to provide an interconnected solution of support by fostering a resourceful community. We believe with the proper tools, our community members can create greater opportunities for themselves and others.

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Our Mission

The Community Action Coalition Learning Lab’s mission is to provide residents of Wisconsin a holistic wrap-around solution for support.  We believe with the proper tools and resources our community members can create greater opportunities for themselves and others. 

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“Give a man a fish and you feed him for the day; Teach a man how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
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Online & In-Person Labs

The purpose of our labs are to help individuals and families get the instruction they need, when they need it. Labs feature highly knowledgeable and skilled professionals to assist in your growth. It’s important that you learn in an environment that suits your learning style. Online & In-Person Lab options give you the opportunity to choose what works best for you.

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Resources

Immediate access to helpful materials

Our resources are color-coded and marked with icons to get you to the information you need as quickly as possible. Our goal is to provide most of the heavy lifting involved with locating information and accessing the materials most beneficial to your needs.

How to stay in good communication with the landlord?2020-11-05T17:54:54+00:00

Staying in Good Communication

The Tenant Resource Center has several great articles and resources on the importance of effective communication with the landlord. These articles and outlines can help you to save money, as well as how to craft effective documents to help you reach the goals you have set forth.

What if I can’t pay my rent/bills due to COVID?2021-02-09T21:51:38+00:00
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Many of us are facing harsh economic issues due to the global pandemic brought about by COVID. If your wondering how you’re going to pay your rent due to COVID-19 we have gathered some helpful links to help you navigate some of these issues during this difficult time

Tenant Letter Templates2020-11-05T17:17:03+00:00
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Having questions or concerns with your residence? Here is an easy and convenient template to help you communicate your wants and issues to the landlord/management.

Budgeting Template2020-11-23T15:58:29+00:00
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Download this helpful budgeting Excel template to help with creating a personal budgeting reference.

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How do I budget?2020-10-30T17:16:52+00:00

Budgeting Jump$tart provided by NextGen

I want to improve my credit score.2020-10-30T17:17:09+00:00

If you have a credit card or a loan from a bank, you have a credit history. Companies collect information about your loans and credit cards.

Companies also collect information about how you pay your bills. They put this information in one place: your credit report.

Businesses want to know about you before they lend you money. Would you want to lend money to someone who pays bills on time? Or to someone who always pays late?

Businesses look at your credit report to learn about you. They decide if they want to lend you money, or give you a credit card. Sometimes, employers look at your credit report when you apply for a job. Cell phone companies and insurance companies look at your credit report, too.

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What are my rights as a tenant?2020-11-01T17:19:12+00:00

The Tenant Resource Center offers assistance finding housing, including limited case management, eviction prevention services and rapid rehousing services. These services are only available through direct referral from the Dane County Coordinated Entry system.

Dane County Tenants – More Info

Serving over 50,000 neighbors

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Rated 4.5/5 by 60 community members

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