2021 marks the 50th Anniversary of Briarpatch Youth Services. Over the years we have adjusted to the needs while always staying committed to the Youth and Families of Dane County.

Click here to view our 50th Anniversary video which shares some history and provides a view of the work Briarpatch does.



Briarpatch celebrated and shared with the community during an Open House in September, Youth Arts Festival in October and Golden Anniversary Event in November. We are grateful to our sponsors who supported us this milestone year:

Anniversary Sponsors:




 Media Sponsor:

 Event Sponsors:

  • All of Us Research Program
  • Amigo Construction, LLC
  • Park Bank
  • TASC


Entertainment Sponsors:

  • Alliant Energy
  • J.H. Findorff
  • Johnson Block CPAs
  • UW School of Social Work


Table Sponsors:

  • Alexander Group
  • First Choice Dental
  • Patrick Properties


Curbside Sponsors:

  • Badger Popcorn
  • Baer Insurance Services, Inc.
  • DJ Fusion
  • Intuitive Biosciences
  • UW Law School, Center for Patient Partnerships