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FoodShare Wisconsin

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. Each month, people across Wisconsin get help from FoodShare. They are people of all ages who have…

Wisconsin BadgerCare Plus

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to nearly eight million children and families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but can't afford private coverage. In Wisconsin, children and pregnant women who are covered by CHIP ar…

Wisconsin Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's…

Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)

Wisconsin's Division of Energy Services oversees the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP). This includes the federally-funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Public Benefits Energy Assistance Program. WHEAP provides financial…

Wisconsin Medicaid

Wisconsin Medicaid is a health care program for people with disabilities, people 65 years and older. Wisconsin Medicaid offers free or low-cost health care coverage to many Wisconsin residents.

Wisconsin School Breakfast and Lunch Program

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs make nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free meals available to school children each school day. Over 92,000 schools offer lunches at school, and nearly 70,000 schools offer…

Wisconsin Special Milk Program

The Special Milk Program (SMP) provides milk to children in schools and childcare institutions who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools for the milk they serve. Schools in the National School Lunch or School Br…

Wisconsin Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children. The Wisconsin WIC program…

Wisconsin Summer Food Service

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free meals to low-income children during school vacations. More than 26 million children eat school lunch every day when school is in session, and about half of them receive their meals free or at a reduced price due to…

Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Wisconsin's eligibility requirements.

Wisconsin Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Wisconsin's Division of Energy Services oversees the Wisconsin Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). WAP provides energy conservation services in eligible households to help reduce home energy costs and save energy. Work performed often includes insulation, sealing…

Wisconsin Works (W-2)

The Wisconsin Works (W-2) program seeks to provide the necessary training, supportive services and financial incentives for low-income parents to obtain permanent and stable employment with access to further training that will lead to career advancement. Wisconsin's…