|2033 Fish Hatchery Road|
Madison, WI 53713
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|(608) 268-0355 (during pharmacy hours) or (608) 442-7200|
You may have a prescription for medicine you know you need but haven’t been able to afford. Maybe you’ve taken that medication only when you felt sick. Perhaps you’re waiting to become eligible for health insurance coverage. We may be able to help you. This is why we operate the St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy.
To receive free medications and services through the program, you must:
By doing the following, you will need to certify for the program at our Service Center (2033 Fish Hatchery Road in Madison) at some point Monday through Friday between 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.:
The mission of our pharmacy is to help ensure that low-income uninsured persons in Dane County have a compassionate resource to rely on for receiving ‒ without charge ‒ the prescribed medications, related medication education, and planning they need for effective treatment of their chronic and acute medical conditions. Our pharmacy is a fully state-licensed program providing prescribed medications at no charge to low-income adults who qualify for the pharmacy’s services. We stock many medications to treat common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, infections and other chronic or acute illnesses. The program is designed to provide up to a 30-day supply per prescription refill. Our own Managing Pharmacist oversees the program and enlists many well-trained volunteers in helping meet medication needs among local adults struggling to make ends meet. (No narcotics are stocked or provided.)
For more details about our Charitable Pharmacy program and eligibility, please click here. For information about patient rights and responsibilities in our pharmacy program, please click here. If you are a health care provider interested in knowing our pharmacy’s drug formulary, please click here (or contact us at the phone numbers above to ensure you have the most up-to-date information). If you wish to use the St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy and believe you may be eligible, please contact us first by phone at one of the numbers listed above.
“It means the world to me. ... It means I don’t have to go on-again, off-again, and my meds are stabilized – rather than me needing to go to the emergency room all the time.”