Contact DCF 

Department of Children and Families  
201 West Washington Avenue  
P.O. Box 8916  
Madison, WI 53703-8916

Driving Directions  
City of Madison Parking Information

Main Contact Telephone Number: 608-422-7000  
Fax: 608-422-7163  

To view changes to in-person services, please visit our Virtual Services page. 


Topic Telephone Number Email/Link
Main Contact 608-422-7000
Accounts Payable: Vendor Supplies/Services
Adoption Assistance (subsidy payments, Medicaid) 866-666-5532 dcfadoptionassistance@wisconsin.govv
Adoption Records Search 608-422-6928
Adoptions (public, private domestic, international)   dcfadoption@wisconsin.govv
Child Abuse and Neglect Report Child Abuse Report Child Abuse
Child Care Assistance Local Agency Contacts Local Agency Contacts
Child Care Fraud 877-302-FRAUD Report Child Care Fraud
Child Care Regulation and Licensing 608-421-7550 Contact List
Child Support Contact List
Child Welfare Licensing and Regulation
Constituent Services
Domestic Abuse Services 608-422-6965 Domestic Violence Information
Emergency Assistance 855-757-4539
Foster Care 920-362-6015 Please Contact your County's Foster Care Coordinator
Become a Foster Parent 800-947-8074 Information on becoming a foster parent
Adoption Assistance Amendments 866-666-5532
Job Access Loans 855-757-4539
Kinship Care 608-422-6921
Kinship Care - Milwaukee 414-343-5713
Media line 608-422-7800
Milwaukee Child Protective Services 414-343-5500
Milwaukee Early Care Administration 1-888-947-6583
Open Records Requests 608-422-7060
Paternal Interest Registry 608-422-7002
Refugee Information 414-270-4744
TANF Verification 855-757-4539
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Balance of State (not Milwaukee) (TANF) 855-757-4539
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Milwaukee Only (TANF) 414-270-4702
YoungStar 800-362-7353
Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC)
Read to Lead Council and Development Fund