Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities


Contact DCF

Department of Children and Families
201 East Washington Avenue, Second Floor
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
Email: dcfweb@wisconsin.gov



Topic Telephone Number Email/Link
Main Contact 608-422-7000 dcfweb@wisconsin.gov
Accounts Payable: Vendor Supplies/Services   dcfaccountspayable@Wisconsin.gov
Adoption Information 608-422-7894 dcfadoption@wisconsin.gov
Adoption Records Search 608-422-6928 dcfadoptionsearch@wisconsin.gov
Adoption - Special Needs 608-422-6911 dcfadoption@wisconsin.gov
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 bcsinfo@wisconsin.gov
Child Welfare Licensing and Regulation   dcfcwlr@wisconsin.gov
Constituent Services   DCFMBConstituentServices@wisconsin.gov
Domestic Abuse Services 608-422-6965 Domestic Violence Information
Emergency Assistance 855-757-4539 bwf_co@wisconsin.gov
Foster Care 608-422-6937 Please Contact your County's Foster Care Coordinator
Become a Foster Parent 800-947-8074 Information on becoming a foster parent
International Adoptions 608-422-6919 dcfadoption@wisconsin.gov
Job Access Loans 855-757-4539 bwf_co@wisconsin.gov
Kinship Care 608-422-6921 dcfkinshipcare@wisconsin.gov
Kinship Care - Milwaukee 414-343-5713 DCFMilwaukeeCPSKinship@wisconsin.gov
Media line 608-266-9000 dcfmedia@wisconsin.gov
Milwaukee Child Protective Services 414-343-5500 dcfmilwaukeechildwelfare@wisconsin.gov
Milwaukee Early Care Administration 414-289-6973 dcfdecemeca@wisconsin.gov
Open Records Requests 608-422-7060 http://dcf.wisconsin.gov/public-records
Paternal Interest Registry 608-422-7002 dcfpaternalinterestregistry@wisconsin.gov
Refugee Information 414-270-4702 dcfrefugee@wisconsin.gov
Special Needs Adoption ( Adoption Assistance) 608-422-7894 dcfadoption@wisconsin.gov
TANF Verification 608-422-6280 dcfw2tanfverify@wisconsin.gov
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Balance of State (not Milwaukee) (TANF) 855-757-4539 bwf_co@wisconsin.gov
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Milwaukee Only (TANF) 414-270-4702 bwf_co@wisconsin.gov
YoungStar 800-362-7353 youngstar@wisconsin.gov
Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC)   DCFECAC@wisconsin.gov
Read to Lead Council and Development Fund   DCFReadtoLead@wisconsin.gov