Child care payment assistance is available for low-income employed parents. A co-payment may be required.
Non-Discrimination Statement: Please refer to the equal opportunity information from the Department of Health Services. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
FoodShare supplements the food budget for low-income households. The FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program is available to FoodShare recipients. FSET participants may be eligible for short-term training, case management and support services.
Medicaid provides medical services to low-income families with children, pregnant women, elderly and disabled individuals, including assistance with nursing home costs. A co-payment or premium may be required for some types of Medicaid.
Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
Administered by the State of Wisconsin Home Energy Plus Program, WHEAP provides assistance with fuel and utility expenses for low-income households. The program also provides weatherization and furnace repair for energy-inefficient homes. Crisis payments and proactive case management services are available for individuals whose heat or utilities are in danger of being disconnected by the vendor.
Eligibility is now based on the household’s previous month of income. Applications are accepted by mail, by phone or in person, or online. Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday between 8 and 4:30 pm. For more information on the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) or to apply call Manitowoc County Human Services, Economic Support at (920) 683-4300.