Welfare Programs in Wisconsin:  Policy Changes and Clarifications

Policy manuals for the Wisconsin welfare programs are continuously updated as new and revised policies come into effect.  To aid researchers, the Institute for Research on Poverty Data Archive has begun to consolidate the extensive and growing number of policy changes into more convenient and manageable tables.  These reference tables list a summary of each significant policy change, the date on which it became effective, as well as other information to facilitate tracking policy changes.  The reference tables currently available are featured here.  All documents are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

Wisconsin Works (W-2)

Food Stamps

Medical Assistance

Child Day Care