Madison – Dane County
saving lives, preventing injuries
Safe Communities of Madison-Dane County is a local non-profit coalition that brings together public and private sector partners to save lives, prevent injuries and make our community a safer place.
We focus on projects and programs with a track record of positive impact and success. Our core areas of work correspond to our community’s top causes of injury and injury-related death: Traffic Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Child Safety, Drug Poisoning Prevention, Falls Prevention, and Suicide Prevention.
More than 350 organizations – including area businesses, law enforcement and fire/EMS services, neighborhoods, health care leaders, youth and senior-serving agencies – actively collaborate with us on programs to make Dane County a safer place to live, work and play.
Our Alive at 25 program has proven to reduce serious traffic crashes among young people by 96%.
90% of injuries can be prevented.
Unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death for children under age 14.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among older adults. Many can be prevented.
MedDrop locations are the best place to get rid of medicines. Last year drug poisonings killed more Dane County residents than automobile crashes. Drop of your old medications today!
NEWS AND EVENTS
- May 9 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
- May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
- June 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
- June 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
- June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
American Family Insurance
City of Madison
$10,000 – $19,999
Fire Fighters Local 311
Rich and Amy Steffen
UW Health-UnityPoint Health-Meriter
Madison Gas and Electric
Rogers Memorial Hospital
Ryan Brothers Ambulance
Municipal & Community Partner
Village of Cambridge
Village of Cross Plains
Town of Springfield
Village of Windsor
UW Police Department
Village of Marshall/Marshall Police Department ($100)