Economic Assistance & Work Services
FoodShare Wisconsin was created to help stop hunger and to improve nutrition and health. FoodShare helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good health.
Who May Qualify and How to Apply?
Families and individuals with limited income and resources may qualify for FoodShare benefits. To check potential eligibility for FoodShare benefits and to apply, please visit this website: https://access.wisconsin.gov .
Individuals 19 - 64 years old with no dependent children and individuals that have not been determined disabled through the Social Security Administration could choose to apply by phone at 1-800-291-2002 where the Enrollment Services Center will be processing your application.
The Dane County Department of Human Services will be processing the following applications:
- families with dependent children;
- individuals that have been determined disabled through Social Security;
- individuals that are younger than 19 years of age;
- individuals that are older than 64 years of age.
Residents of Dane County can call the Capital Consortium Call Center at 1-888-794-5556 with general eligibility questions.
In-person applications can be made at the following locations:
1819 Aberg Ave., Suite D
Madison WI 53704
125 Veterans Rd.
Stoughton WI 53589
The Job Center does have computers available to complete on-line applications.
For more information regarding FoodShare, please visit the state website at http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodshare/fseligibility.htm .
For community resources phone the United Way of Dane County at 211 or on-line at http://www.unitedwaydanecounty.org .