Department of Health Services Hotlines

Hotline Name Phone Number Hours of Operation (CST)
Addiction Recovery Wisconsin Helpline 211 24 hours a day, seven days per week
AIDS Hotline – Milwaukee 414-273-2437 24 hours a day, seven days per week
AIDS Hotline – Statewide 800-334-2437 24 hours a day, seven days per week
BadgerCare Plus Member Services (voice/TDD) 800-362-3002 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m–6 p.m.
Complaint Filing – Health Care Facilities 800-642-6552 24 hours a day, seven days per week (leave message)
Dead Bird Hotline (available May 1–October 31 each year) 800-433-1610 24 hours a day, seven days per week (leave message)
Disability Determination 800-423-1938 Monday–Friday, 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Well Badger Maternal and Child Health and First Step Resource line 800-642-7837 Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
ForwardHealth Managed Care Contract Monitors/Ombuds 800-760-0001 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Member Services (voice/TTY) 800-362-3002 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Nurse Aide Registry (Headmaster) 888-401-0465 Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Nurse Aide Testing Services (Headmaster) 888-401-0462 Monday–Friday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Poison Control Hotline 800-222-1222 24 hours a day, seven days per week
Radon Hotline 888-LOW RADON 24 hours a day, seven days per week (leave message)
SeniorCare Member Services 800-657-2038 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tobacco Quit Line 800-QUIT NOW 24 hours a day, seven days per week

 

If you are seeking help with services that are not listed above, dial 211. This is a free service that links people to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations.

Last Revised: October 23, 2018