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Dane County Department of Human Services

Economic Assistance

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Child Care

The Child Care Funding program provides assistance with paying for child care expenses to low-income parents who are working or preparing to enter the workforce.

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Emergency Rental Grants

Emergency Assistance Grants is a program for low-income families facing eviction/foreclosure or who are homeless and moving into a new place, or for those affected by fire, flood, or other natural disasters.

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Utility Assistance

Several programs are available for assistance for heating/cooling costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations.

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FoodShare Wisconsin

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