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Employment Assistance

Are you searching for information about unemployment insurance, worker's compensation or Wisconsin Works? You can explore these pages to learn more about the various Wisconsin assistance programs.

  • Wisconsin Works (W-2) - Wisconsin Works (W-2) is the welfare-replacement program for Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) based on work participation.
  • Wisconsin Works (W-2) Child Care - Child-care services under Wisconsin Works (W-2) will assure child-care support to low-income working families who have succeeded in staying off of public assistance.
  • Unemployment Insurance - Funded by employer contributions to provide temporary economic assistance to Wisconsin's eligible workers.
  • Worker's Compensation - Locate information on filing a claim, returning to work, finding your employer's worker's-compensation carrier, requirements for worker's compensation, and how to obtain worker's compensation insurance and more.
  • Veteran's Retraining Grants - Recently unemployed or underemployed veterans may receive up to $3,000 per year, for a maximum of two years, if they have a financial need while being retrained for employment.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation - Wisconsin's Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal/state program designed to obtain, maintain, and improve employment for people with disabilities by working with VR consumers, employers, and other partners.
  • The Mobility Pages - Bridging the gap in employment transportation and helping to find funding for programs and services to help solve employment transportation needs.