1/24/19-WI DHS will continue to post
up-to-date information on their FoodShare webpage.
current FoodShare households received
February FoodShare benefits on Sunday, January 20, 2019.
Members who received these
early February benefits will not get additional FoodShare benefits on their
QUEST cards in February. However, FoodShare benefits can be used throughout the
month of February as QUEST cards will continue to work after January 31.
Please budget and plan accordingly. The Department of Health Services
(DHS) is working with the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), as well as
other federal and state agencies to explore options for funding benefits in
At this time,
benefits and programs like BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid, SeniorCare, Wisconsin
Works (W-2), and Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy Program are not impacted
by the federal government shutdown.