Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Department of Human Services

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.


A bag of healthy groceries for FoodShare.

Who Qualifies for FoodShare and How to Apply

Families and individuals with limited income and resources may qualify for FoodShare benefits. To check potential eligibility and to apply, please visit ACCESS Wisconsin here.

Residents of Dane County can also call the Capital Consortium Call Center at 1 (888) 794-5556 to apply or with general eligibility questions. Also, the Dane County Job Center has computers available to complete online applications.

In-person applications can be made at the following location:

For more information regarding FoodShare, please visit the state website here.

For community resources, call the United Way of Dane County at 2-1-1, or visit them online at


USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: , from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:

  1. Mail: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA 1320 Braddock Place, Room 334 Alexandria, VA 22314; or
  2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. Email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.