The FoodShare program assists families
and individuals with food insecurity purchase food with a monthly benefit. The monthly
benefit is added to a card that allows participants to purchase food items at
grocery stores throughout the state.
In addition, FoodShare participants can work with our Food Share Employment and Training (FSET) staff to work toward self-sufficiency by gaining skills needed to find and keep employment.
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
Click here to be taken to the Department of Human Services Fraud webpage.
Four Ways to Apply for Benefits:
Call to request a paper application be sent to you: