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 apply:

  • Online at and click on "Apply for Benefits." This will let you submit an application to your agency.
  • By calling your agency.
  • Going to your agency in-person.

To find the phone number and address for the agency in your area go to "How to Apply" or call Member Services at 1-800-362-3002.

After you apply for FoodShare benefits, you must complete an interview with a worker from your agency in order to get benefits. The interview will be done by phone, unless you request your interview in-person at the agency. You will get details about your FoodShare interview from your agency.

If you want to see if you may be able to get FoodShare Benefits before you apply, go to and click on "Am I Eligible".

For more information about FoodShare Wisconsin, see the ForwardHealth Enrollment and Benefits Handbook.

To find the current FoodShare Wisconsin income limits, visit Monthly Income Limits.

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Last Revised: February 4, 2016