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FoodShare Wisconsin was created to help stop hunger and to improve nutrition and health. FoodShare helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good health.

Each month, people across Wisconsin get help from FoodShare. They are people of all ages who have a job but have low incomes, are living on small or fixed income, have lost their job, are retired or disabled and not able to work.

The State of Wisconsin provides information about spending FoodShare benefits and sets criteria for what can and what cannot be purchased. For more information please see the Spending Your Benefits site developed by Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Since 2012, Wood County Human Services Economic Support works with a group of counties called the Northern Income Maintenance Consortium. This means that eligibility and benefit determination will be managed by a team of workers. All calls and questions are processed through the call/change center or through the website.

WAYS TO APPLY & FIND OUT ABOUT ELIGIBILITY:

ONLINE

You can apply online using the
ACCESS website.
You can also apply for
multiple programs at the same time
when using ACCESS.

PHONE

You can apply by phone by calling the Northern Income Maintenance Consortium at 1-888-794-5722. The hours are from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Wednesday and Friday. Thursday hours are from 12:30 – 4:00 pm.

MAIL

Fill out and mail a paper application for FoodShare.
This can be mailed to:
Centralized Document Processing Unit
P.O Box 5234
Janesville, WI 53547-5234
Or it can be faxed to 1-855-293-1822.

IN PERSON

You can apply by going to
Wood County Human Services located at
111 West Jackson St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
OR
DC Steinle Plaza located at
630 South Central Ave, Marshfield, WI
Office hours are 8:00am – 4:00pm.

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MyAccess Mobile App

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

HOW DO I SUBMIT DOCUMENTS REQUESTED?

Do you have any documents that need to be
submitted?
Or maybe a paystub?
If so, you can
MAIL TO:
CDPU - P.O Box 5234
Janesville, WI 53547-5234
FAX TO:
1-855-293-1822
DROP OFF AT:
Wood County Human Services in Wisconsin Rapids
OR
DC Steinle Plaza in Marshfield

Northern Income Maintenance Consortium

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

Working Together to Provide Services That Enhance Quality of Life