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Department of Children and Families
201 East Washington Avenue, Second Floor
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916

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Main Contact Telephone Number: 608-267-3905
Fax: 608-266-6836

For information on your child support case, please contact your local child support agency.

For case specific information on a child abuse and neglect case, please contact your local department of social/human services.

For information on W-2 benefits, contact your local W-2 office.

For general information regarding a specific program, please refer to the table below for the correct telephone number for that program.

Program Telephone Number Email/Link
Main Contact Telephone Number: 608-267-3905
Accounts Payable: Vendor Supplies/Services Contact List Contact List
Adoption Information 608-266-0690
Adoption Records Search 608-266-7163
Adoption - Special Needs 608-266-0690
Child Abuse and Neglect Report Child Abuse Report Child Abuse
Child Care Assistance Contact List
Child Care Fraud 877-302-FRAUD Report Child Care Fraud
Child Care Regulation and Licensing 608-266-9314 Contact List
Child Support 608-266-9909
Child Welfare Licensing and Regulation 262-548-8694
Domestic Abuse Services 608-266-0700
Emergency Assistance 855-757-4539
Foster Care 608-264-6933
Become a Foster Parent 800-947-8074 Information on becoming a foster parent
International Adoptions 608-266-9358
Job Access Loans 855-757-4539
Kinship Care 608-266-2464
Kinship Care - Milwaukee 414-343-5713
Media line 608-266-9000
Milwaukee Child Protective Services 414-343-5500
Milwaukee Early Care Administration 414-289-6973
Parent Pay
Paternal Interest Registry 608-266-2744
Refugee Information 608-422-6280
Special Needs Adoption ( Adoption Assistance) 866-666-5532
TANF Verification 608-422-6280
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Balance of State (not Milwaukee) (TANF) 855-757-4539
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Milwaukee Only (TANF) 414-227-4633
YoungStar 800-362-7353

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