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We may be able to help you at the St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy.
Who Is Eligible?
Be 18 years old or older
Have a current prescription
Have no prescription drug insurance, including Medicare Part D plans
Meet the household-income guideline, 200% of the federal poverty level or lower (Check current guidelines here.)
Confirm Dane County residency
How to Apply
You’ll need to be certified before we can fill your prescription. Visit our Service Center (2033 Fish Hatchery Road in Madison) Monday through Friday between 9 am and 3:30 pm:
Fill out a form with a receptionist
Complete an application, which requires proof of any income
Bring these things with you:
Proof that you live in Dane County (a bill, lease, current check stub or photo ID with address)
If you have any income, papers that show household income (includes everyone who lives in your household):
Two most-recent paychecks or pay stubs
Unemployment benefit statement
Social Security, SSDI or SSI income statements
Income portion of FoodShare benefit statement
Child support and/or alimony statements
Latest tax return
Proof of any other source of income the shows the dollar amount
If you have no income:
A letter (on agency letterhead) from the health agency staff or social services case manager who referred you stating that you have no income and no health insurance
A letter from anyone who provides you with money to pay bills stating that you have no income and no health insurance
Our pharmacy is located at 2033 Fish Hatchery Road.
More About Our Pharmacy
The mission of our pharmacy is to help uninsured adults living with low incomes in Dane County with a compassionate resource to fill current prescriptions for free, learn about their medications and find support for getting effective treatment for chronic and acute medical conditions. Our pharmacyis state-licensed and stocks many medications to treat common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, infections and other illnesses. We provide up to a 30-day supply for each prescription. Our own Managing Pharmacist oversees the program and with well-trained volunteers and UW-Madison Pharmacy School students. (No narcotics are stocked or provided.)
For Detailed Information
For more details about our Charitable Pharmacy program and eligibility, click here. For information about patient rights and responsibilities, please click here. If you are a health care provider interested in our pharmacy’s formulary, please click here or call. If you wish to use the St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy and believe you may be eligible, call us first at one of the numbers above.
Interested in volunteering in our pharmacy? Apply here: