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Family Care Expansion to Northeast Wisconsin
On September 22, 2014, the Department issued a “Notification of Intent to Pursue Certification” for the expansion of Family Care in northeast Wisconsin... read more

Governor Scott Walker Announces Family Care Expansion in Northeast Wisconsin
On April 21, 2014, Governor Scott Walker announced expansion to seven additional counties in northeast Wisconsin. The expansion includes Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto and Shawano Counties... read more (exit DHS)

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.

General Information About Family Care

Program Monitoring and Evaluation

Program Operations

State and Federal Requirements

History of Long-Term Care Redesign

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 the future.

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
Phone: 608/267-7286

Fax: 608/266-5629

Last Revised: October 27, 2014