Family Care Expansion to Northeast Wisconsin
DHS anticipates Family Care expansion to begin in early 2015
in at least one county in northeast Wisconsin. By the
end of 2015, Family Care will be available in all seven
Governor Scott Walker Announces Family Care Expansion in
On April 21, 2014, Governor Scott Walker announced expansion
to seven additional counties in northeast Wisconsin. The
expansion includes Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menomonie, Oconto and Shawano Counties...
Family Care is a comprehensive and flexible long-term care service
system, which strives to foster people's independence and quality of
life, while recognizing the need for interdependence and support.
About Family Care
Program Monitoring and
State and Federal
History of Long-Term Care
Goals of the Family Care Initiative:
CHOICE – Give people better choices about the services and supports
available to meet their needs.
ACCESS – Improve people's access to services.
QUALITY – Improve the overall quality of the long-term care system by
focusing on achieving people's health and social outcomes.
COST-EFFECTIVENESS – Create a cost-effective long-term care system for
Where to find updated information:
We will continue to update and add to the information about Family Care
on these web pages, so check back frequently. If you need information that
is not published here, please contact:
Division of Long Term Care
Office of Family Care Expansion
1 West Wilson Street, Room 518
P.O. Box 7851
Madison WI 53707-7851
July 25, 2014