Western Region for Economic Assistance (WREA)

To apply, renew, or make changes to your:

  • FoodShare
  • BadgerCare Plus
  • Medical Assistance
  • Child Care Benefits

Call the Western Region For Economic Assistance (WREA)

Call Center Hours:
Monday & Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-4:00pm
Thursday & Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

Apply Online:

Apply by mail:
Complete application and mail to:

PO Box 5234
Janesville, WI 53547-5234

Apply at the local agency:
Come to the Jackson County Department of Heath and Human Services to complete a request for assistance and set the filing date. Once this request for assistance is received by the Western Region of Economic Assistance, the applicant will be contacted to set up an application interview.

For more information on FoodShare program and income guidelines, please visit:


To Apply for the FoodShare Program
Apply on-line at https://access.wisconsin.gov or
Apply by phone through the Western Region For Economic Assistance (WREA)