Economic Support

Health & Human Services Department 

108 East North Street

Friendship, Wisconsin 53934-9943

Phone (608) 339-4505

Fax (608) 339-4585

Economic Support Manager, Amber Taylor

Economic Support determines eligibility for : Badger Care, FoodShare, Care Taker Supplement, Waiver Services, Nursing Home and Child Care. Additionally, Economic Support is responsible for Energy Services, Food-Share Employment Training (FSET), Child Care Certification and Salvation Army Emergency Services. Adams County is a member of the Capital Consortium and division staff duties include answering calls for the consortium call center, customer service, data-processing and case management for people who call the call center.

Residents of Adams County requesting benefits under:   FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Family Planning Only Services, and Caretaker Supplement may do so by using one of the contact points below.


Toll Free: 1-888-794-5556

TTY: 711   

Fax: 1-855-293-1822

Capital Consortium is  the service provider for enrollment and benefit management.

 Capital Consortium

PO Box 5234

Janesville, WI 56457-5234

Phone 888-794-5556

Fax 855-293-1822

Open weekdays 8am-4pm

This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability age, sex, and in some cases religion and political beliefs. For more information please visit the State website at

Child Care Information

Access to apply online for child care assistance


Child Care Search

Guide to Regulated Child Care

Energy Assistance


Wisconsin Department of Administration

1-866-HEATWIS (866-432-8947)

 Home Energy Plus includes the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program and the Weatherization Program. This page provides information on the services, eligibility requirements and application information for these programs.


Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides home heating assistance to eligible households. Indian tribal agencies and community agencies under the direction of the Division of Energy. Operating primarily with federal funding, the program provides assistance to approximately 225,000 households annually.


Weatherization services help homeowners and renters reduce energy consumption while increasing comfort in their homes by helping keep them cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Addressing weatherization problems can make your home environment healthier and safer.

Where to apply in Adams County

Adams County - Energy Assistance Program Contact


Phone: (608)339-6767

Address: 514 MAIN STREET


To Report Fraud

If you suspect that someone is committing or has committed any form of fraud or abuse of a Wisconsin Department of Health Services program and would like to file a complaint, please call or click on the link below.

Fraud Number: 1-877-865-3432