Family Care

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.


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Family Care Implementation in Northeast Wisconsin

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

Governor Scott Walker Announces Family Care Implementation in Northeast Wisconsin
On April 21, 2014, Governor Scott Walker announced implementation of Family Care in seven additional counties in northeast Wisconsin. The counties are: Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto and Shawano... read more

What's New

General Information About Family Care

Program Monitoring and Evaluation

Program Operations

State and Federal Requirements

History of Long-Term Care Redesign

Other Links

Family Care Partnership Program

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:

Division of Long Term Care
Bureau of Managed Care
1 West Wilson Street, Room 518
P.O. Box 7851
Madison WI  53707-7851
Phone: 608-267-7286
Fax: 608-266-5629

Last Revised: July 20, 2015