Northern Income Maintenance Consortium

  Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Iron, Lincoln, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas and Wood County   


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.

FoodShare Information
Click here to learn more about the FoodShare program.
FoodShare Forms and Publications, Click here.
For information on how to use your FoodShare benefits, Click here.
Click here for more information about your Quest card.
FoodShare Employment and Training Information
Click here to learn more about who is required to participate. Multiple languages available.
Click here to find your region's FSET provider!

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

Click here to be taken to the Department of Human Services Fraud webpage.

Four Ways to Apply for Benefits:

Apply online 24/7 with ACCESS by clicking the link above. Also available in Spanish.

Our call center specialists will connect you with an interpreter if you request one. They are available in many different languages!
When scheduling a face-to-face appointment, please let our call center specialists know if you need an interpreter present at your appointment.

Call to request a paper application be sent to you:

You can also find a complete listing of printable applications in our available languages here: