Economic Assistance & Work Services
The Dane County Department of Human Services provides through purchase-of-service agencies, an array of other programs:
FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) Program
This program assists people who get FoodShare to find a job through work activities and education and training.
The Dane County Department of Human Services passes-through State/federal funding for the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) to Energy Services, Inc.
For more information on help with your heating bills call Energy Assistance at (608) 267-8601.
Dane County Shelter Network
The Dane County Department of Human Services is a partner in the Dane County Emergency Shelter Network that provides short-term emergency shelter for homeless families and individuals.
Call the Housing Crisis Hotline at 1-855-510-2323 or visit the Homeless Services Consortium website at www.danecountyhomeless.org.