La Crosse County Human Services Department
La Crosse County Human Services Department






Western Region for Economic Assistance


Lorie Graff
Western Region for Economic Assistance Manager

Section Description:  Determine eligibility for residents applying for public assistance programs in the Western Region for Economic Assistance Consortium. Programs include: Medicaid, FoodShare, FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) Program, Childcare, Caretaker Supplement (CTS), WHEAP- Energy Assistance. (You must apply in county of residence.)

Services Provided:
  • Medicaid
    • BadgerCare Plus
    • Medicaid Purchase Plan (MAPP)
    • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
    • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB)
    • Family Planning Only Services
    • Long Term Care
  • FoodShare
  • FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) Program
  • Child care
  • Wisconsin's Caretaker Supplement (CTS)
  • Energy Assistance – Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)

Information on Services:
Children and Youth Services Employment, Financial Assistance and Basic Needs


Human Services Section Web Pages
Aging & Disability Resource CenterAging & Disability Resource Center Family & Children'sFamily & Children's
Integrated Support & Recovery ServicesIntegrated Support & Recovery Services Justice Support ServicesJustice Support Services
Western Region for Economic AssistanceWestern Region for Economic Assistance   

La Crosse County Human Services Department     300 4th Street North     La Crosse, WI 54601     608-784-HELP (4357)

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