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For Milwaukee County Residents: FREE local Attractions and Fun Ideas for the Family

With economic hardship and families on a tight budget, Milwaukee County Residents can enjoy FREE local attractions!  Attractions include the Milwaukee County Zoo, local museums, park events and more.  For additional details on specific free dates for local attractions, visit our Milwaukee County Free Days page. 


Milwaukee County Resident Resources

If you are interested on a list of Milwaukee County department links and telephone numbers, see our County Board Informational Links page.  Also available is our Milwaukee County at a Glance brochure.  In this brochure is a brief summary of Milwaukee County programs and services and a list of key phone numbers.  CLICK HERE for a downloadable PDF of the brochure.


Save on Your Prescriptions!

To help county residents save about 20% on prescription drugs, Milwaukee County joined with the National Assoc. of Counties prescription drug discount card program.  County residents save over $200,000 in 2008 by using their card at area pharmacies.  There is no fee or eligibility test required.  For more information, call 1-977-321-26-52 or visit the Health and Human Service's site:


Important Benefit Contacts Beginning July 1, 2009

Important telephone numbers will be changing for Milwaukee County customers for the following programs:

  • BadgerCare Plus, Food Share, Medicaid, Caretaker Supplement and Wisconsin Shares (child care)

To report changes, you may:

  • Go to
  • Call/Change Center at 1-888-947-6583 (voice), 1-888-947-6711(TTY)
  • Mail or fax your verification/proof to:
  • Milwaukee Enrollment Services Center
  • P.O. Box 05676, Milwaukee, WI 53205-0676
  • Fax: (414) 438-4580

For Appointments, Child Care Eligibility and Authorizations:
Call  (414) 289-6464 (voice), (414) 289-711 (TTY)

You may apply for FoodShare and health care benefits online at

For a printable reference, click on the flyer below.

New Contact Numbers for Benefits (English-PDF)

New Contact Numbers for Benefits (Spanish-PDF)

New Contact Numbers for Benefits (Hmong-PDF)




Milwaukee County Courthouse

901 North 9th Street, RM 201 • Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 414-278-4222 • Fax: 414-223-1380


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