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Economic Support

The mission of the Economic Support Division is to provide timely and accurate public assistance benefits to eligible recipients residing in Calumet County or within the 9 county East Central Consortium based upon the guidelines of the Federal, State and County regulations.

Public assistance benefits include the following programs:
          1. Child Care Subsidy
          2. FoodShare
          3. HealthCare (Medicaid/BadgerCare)
          4. Energy Assistance

Select a program name to obtain information about each program and as well as how to apply/contact.

East Central Call Center
Healthcare, FoodShare and Child Care services are provided by the East Central Consortium Call Center.

Contact Phone Number: 1-888-256-4563
Contact Fax Number: 1-855-293-1822

Call Center hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Services provided by the Call Center include:
    1. Apply for benefits
    2. Get information about programs and eligibility
    3. Ask questions about your case
    4. Report address, income and asset changes
    5. Report anyone moving in/out of the household
    6. Report pregnancy/birth of a baby
    7. Report changes in expenses
    8. Report any other change in circumstances

State of Wisconsin-ACCESS
Healthcare, FoodShare and Child Care applications and program information are also available via the internet at:

Services available include:
    1. To see if you might be eligible for FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid, Senior Care and other programs.
    2. To apply online for FoodShare and Medicaid (including BadgerCare Plus and the Family Planning Services Program.)
    3. To check the status of your benefits
    4. To report a change to your local agency
    5. To complete renewals and six month report forms
    6. To upload documents

Human Services

Phone: 920-849-1400
Toll Free: 833-620-2730
Fax: 920-849-1468

After Hours Crisis:
920-849-9317 or

Health Services

Phone: 920-849-1432
Toll Free:
833-620-2730, ext. 4504 
Fax: 920-849-1476

Chilton Location
206 Court St.
Chilton, WI 53014

Appleton Location

2306 S. Oneida St.
Appleton, WI 54915
(By Appointment Only)


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Calumet County Government
206 Court Street
Chilton, WI 53014

Main Offices
(920) 849-2361
(833) 620-2730
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F