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Resources for Financial Assistance

SEVERAL FILES IN THE FILE CABINET ALSO RELATE TO OBTAINING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR UNEMPLOYED/LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND EXPAND ON INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE.
 
Unemployment Information
Initial Claims:  1.800.822.5246, #1
Customer Service:  414.438.7713 or 1.800.494.4944
Weekly Claims:  414.438.5395 or via internet
Claims specialists are available Monday through Friday from 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM except holidays.  Because of the high volume of calls it is more difficult to reach a claims specialist on Mondays and Tuesdays. 
 
Energy Assistance
East side location:  4041 N Richards Street (just west of Humboldt and Capitol) in the Social Development Commission building
Call 866.432.8947 for other locations and questions regarding qualifications.
Bring proof of 3 months income (pay stubs)
Social Security Card
Last WE bill
Lease or rental agreement if renting
 
State of Wisconsin Services
Milaukee County Department of Social Services
1220 W Vliet Street
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Services available include Food Share, BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid, Caretaker Supplement, Wisconsin Shares (child care)
Basic Questions:  1.888.947.6583
Report Changes:  1.888.947.6583 (or visit www.access.wi.gov)
Appointments:  414.289.6464
Child Care and Eligibility and Authorizations:  414.289.6464
Verifications/Proof: 
    Fax:  414.438.4580
    Mail: Milwaukee Enrollment Services Center, PO Box 05676, Milwaukee, WI 53205-0676
 
Free and Community Medical Clinics
Click on "Inventory of Free and Community Clinics Providing Medical and Dental Services in Milwaukee County"