Social Services - Economic Support

The purpose of the Economic Support and Wisconsin Works Unit is to provide a network of effective, efficient and equitable programs which provide opportunities for economic self sufficiency and strengthen the bond between families and the Community.

The State of Wisconsin programs listed below are provided through Wood County Social Services Economic Support. Please see the corresponding State of Wisconsin web pages for more information about the programs.

To apply for benefits contact Social Services:

  • (715) 421-8600 in Wisconsin Rapids
  • (715) 387-6374 in Marshfield

You may also apply online at:

Wood County Human Services Department is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination at the State level, contact:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Affirmative Action / Civil Rights Compliance
1 W. Wilson, Room 555
Madison, WI 53707-7850
Telephone: (608) 266-9372 (voice) or 1-888-701-1251 (TTY)


To file a complaint of discrimination at the Federal level, write:

USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice)


Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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