Charitable Pharmacy

2033 Fish Hatchery Road
Madison, WI 53713
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608-268-0355 (during pharmacy hours) or 608-442-7200 x424
11 am - 2 pm
1 - 4 pm
3 - 6 pm

Christmas Hours

Closed Monday and Tuesday, December 24 & 25
Regular hours on Thursday, December 27
Regular hours on Monday, December 31
Closed Tuesday, January 1

2018 Pharmacy Hours

Mondays: 11 am – 2 pm
Tuesdays: 1 – 4 pm
Thursdays: 3 – 6 pm

Uninsured? Need Help with Medication?

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We may be able to help you at the
St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy.                                                        

Who Is Eligible?

Patients must:

  • 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:
    • Photo ID
    • 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
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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 pharmacy is 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 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.

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“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.”
- Jennifer, About Our Charitable Pharmacy