How To Get FoodShare Benefits
FoodShare Wisconsin helps low-income families and individuals
to buy nutritious food. If you want to find out if you can
get FoodShare benefits, you need to apply with your agency. You can also apply online at access.wi.gov.
Click on the "Apply For Benefits" tool. This
tool will let you submit an application to your agency. You may also apply with your local agency in
person or by telephone.
To apply with the local county or tribal agency, you will need to call
and set up a time for an interview. To find the agency in your area go to "How
to Apply" or call 1-800-362-3002.
If you want to see if you may be able to get
FoodShare Benefits before you apply, you can use the "Am I
Eligible" tool, also at access.wi.gov.
For more information about FoodShare Wisconsin, the
Enrollment and Benefits Handbook.
To find the current FoodShare Wisconsin income
limits, visit Monthly Income Limits.
The U.S. Department of
Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers,
employees, and applicants for employment on the base of race,
color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity,
religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs,
marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation,
or all or part of an individualís income is derived from any
public assistance program, or protected by genetic information
in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded
by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all
programs and/or employment activities).
you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of
discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination
Complaint Form, found online at
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at
any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You
may also write a letter containing all of the information
requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or
letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue,
S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech
disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service
at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
March 26, 2014