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Human Services

Western Region for Economic Assistance

Lorie Graff

Lorie Graff
Western Region for Economic Assistance Manager

Section Description: Determine eligibility for residents applying for public assistance programs in the Western Region for Economic Assistance Consortium. Programs include: Medicaid, FoodShare, FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) Program, Childcare, Caretaker Supplement (CTS), WHEAP- Energy (Heating) Assistance (You must apply in county of residence.)



Services Provided:

  • Medicaid
    • BadgerCare Plus
    • Medicaid Purchase Plan (MAPP)
    • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
    • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB & SLMB+)
    • Family Planning Only Services
    • Long Term Care
  • FoodShare
  • FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) Program
  • Child care
  • Wisconsin's Caretaker Supplement (CTS)
  • Energy (Heating) Assistance – Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)


Information on Services:

   Children and Youth Services

   Employment, Financial Assistance and Basic Needs