Economic Assistance & Employment Services

The Dane County Department of Human Services (DCDHS) provides economic assistance and work services, which can be accessed from the menu to the right. Most of these services may be obtained at the Dane County Job Center, or at our Stoughton office.

This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability age, sex, and in some cases religion and political beliefs. For more information please visit the State website at

To Report a Change or Ask Questions About:

FoodShare, BadgerCare/Medicaid and Child Care benefits
call 1 (888) 794-5556
W-2 benefits
call (608) 216-7605
Mail pick up
call (608) 242-7429

To Report Suspected Fraud

If you suspect someone is committing fraud or otherwise misusing economic assistance programs—report it. Fraud can be reported anonymously by called the EAWS Fraud Hotline at (608) 266-4459.