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How to Apply Income Maintenance (IM) Agencies

You can apply for FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid or Caretaker Supplement benefits online, by phone, by mail or in person with your local agency.

To apply online, go to and click on Apply for Benefits. ACCESS is also the fastest and easiest way to apply for all forms of BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid and FoodShare no matter where you live in Wisconsin.

To apply by phone or in person, from the list below click the county where you live or the county/tribal name to get the address and phone number for your local agency. Adobe Reader is required to view the information.

To apply by mail, complete an application for each program you are applying for. Send the completed application and any proof/verification to:

If you live in Milwaukee County:

PO Box 05676
Milwaukee WI 53205

Fax: 1-888-409-1979

If you do not live in Milwaukee County:

PO Box 5234
Janesville, WI 53547-5234

Fax: 1-855-293-1822

Choose a consortium from the map or a tribe from the list below to view the agency's information (including address, phone number, fax, and email). You can also see the office hours for each agency. If you have specific questions, contact the main office in your county/tribe.

If you don't know the name of your county, you can find it by looking for your home town on the list of Wisconsin municipalities. (PDF, 60KB)

Application Forms

Map of Wisconsin Income Maintenance Consortia

Agencies who wish to update their information should send an email to the webmaster.


Note: Menominee Tribe administers programs in Menominee County.
Adams Douglas Kewaunee Ozaukee Taylor
Ashland Dunn LaCrosse Pepin Trempealeau
Barron Eau Claire Lafayette Pierce Vernon
Bayfield Florence Langlade Polk Vilas
Brown Fond du Lac Lincoln Portage Walworth
Buffalo Forest Manitowoc Price Washburn
Burnett Grant Marathon Racine Washington
Calumet Green Marinette Richland Waukesha
Chippewa Green Lake Marquette Rock Waupaca
Clark Iowa Menominee Rusk Waushara
Columbia Iron Milwaukee Saint Croix Winnebago
Crawford Jackson Monroe Sauk Wood
Dane Jefferson Oconto Sawyer
Dodge Juneau Oneida Shawano
Door Kenosha Outagamie Sheboygan

Agencies who wish to update their information should send an email to the webmaster.

Last Revised: November 11, 2014