Welcome to Vilas County
Social Services

Vilas County Courthouse
330 Court Street
Eagle River, WI 54521
8am - 4pm M-F

Foodshare, Badgercare Plus, Medicaid, and Caretaker Supplement - Northern Income Maintenance Consortium

Apply for Benefits

Apply Online:  http://www.access.wi.gov
Apply over the Phone: Contact the Northern Income Maintenance Consortium at 1-888-794-5722


To do a quick check to see if you would be likely to be eligible for benefits, visit http://www.access.wi.gov and use the Am I Eligible tool.  This takes about 15 minutes.

For more information on what kind of assistance FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid,and Caretaker Supplement can provide, visit http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodshare/.

As  of January 1, 2012, eligibility for FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus, Medicaid, and Caretaker Supplement will be determined by the Northern Income Maintenance Consortium.  For more information on Wisconsin’s Income Maintenance Consortia visit http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/em/IMR.

**Note** If you live within the Lac du Flambeau Reservation boundaries, you should apply for benefits with the Lac du Flambeau Economic Support Department.  Contact them at 715-588-9635. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)