Wisconsin students who are enrolled at least half time in an institution of higher learning and meet certain criteria can now participate in FoodShare and receive assistance to purchase groceries during the pandemic. The provision loosening federal restrictions on these students was included in the COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress and signed into law in December 2020. The duration of these provisions is determined by the length of the federal public health emergency. “Many young adults...(see release)

The MyACCESS mobile app lets you connect to your benefits anywhere, anytime right from your smartphone. Below are some resources to help you use the app.

If you have questions about the app that aren't answered by the resources below, please call ForwardHealth Member Services at 800-362-3002, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Last Revised: February 28, 2020

You must report certain changes based on the BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid, FoodShare, Caretaker Supplement, and/or Family Planning Only Services benefits you are getting. The types of changes you must report are listed in the letters you get about your benefits.

Changes can be reported in the following ways:

Last Revised: June 20, 2019


Manage your benefits on the go!

Have you applied for or are you enrolled in any of the following programs?

  • Wisconsin Medicaid
  • BadgerCare Plus
  • FoodShare
  • Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy
  • Wisconsin Works

If so, you can connect to your benefits anywhere, anytime using the MyACCESS mobile app. It's easy to use and just a tap away.


Last Revised: March 1, 2021
Last Revised: April 27, 2021

This operations memo announces a new downloadable app for smartphones, called MyACCESS, which complements the existing ACCESS website. With the MyACCESS app, users will be able to:

  • View basic information about the programs they have applied for or are enrolled in, including FoodShare, health care, Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy, and Wisconsin Works (W-2).
  • Receive reminders of actions they need to take.
  • Upload and submit photos of documents.


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