For application filing, the public is encouraged to apply for benefits online at access.wi.gov or call the Moraine Lakes Consortium Call Center at 1-888-446-1239 for prompt assistance.
Financial Assistance programs including FoodShare, Medical Assistance/BadgerCare, and Child Care are administered through the Moraine Lakes Consortium consisting of Waukesha, Fond du Lac, Walworth, Ozaukee, and Washington counties. Eligibility for financial assistance to help people meet basic living and health care needs is determined by staff from the Consortium. Each program may have income and asset limits which can vary with family size.
You may apply for FoodShare, health care, or Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy benefits through ACCESS.
BadgerCare Plus Changes for Childless Adults starts February 1, 2020
If you would like to check the status of programs and benefits, get reminders about actions you need to take, and submit and track documents, you can try the simple and convenient MyACCESS mobile app. Download the app for free on the App Store or Google Play Store.
Waukesha County Human Services Center
514 Riverview Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53188
Financial Assistance: (888) 446-1239 Fax: (855) 293-1822 TTY: 711
Energy Services, Inc. (ESI)
217 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 401, Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 549-9666 ESI website
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides assistance to meet home heating costs for individuals and families.
More information: Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program
Public Transportation information: Waukesha Metro Transit Services