Wisconsin’s Caretaker Supplement (CTS) is
meant to help disabled parents care for their children. Parents who currently receive
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be eligible for CTS. You can apply by
calling our Call Center at 888-794-5722 to request a paper application, apply
over the phone, or request an in-person appointment. You can also apply online through
You can also find printable versions of our applications by clicking here.
For more information on Caretaker Supplement, check out our links to the right:
For additional information about SSI, visit the Social Security Administration website:
If you believe someone is misusing their benefits in any, but not limited to, the following ways, you can report fraud:
- Billing Medicaid for services/equipment not provided.
- Filing a false application for a DHS-funded assistance
program such as
Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, WIC or FoodShare.
- Trafficking of FoodShare benefits (trading the benefit
card for cash, tobacco
or alcohol, or buying ineligible non-food items).
- Crime/misconduct/mismanagement by a DHS employee/official or contractor.
Click here to be taken to the Department of Human Services Fraud webpage.
Four Ways to Apply for Benefits: