Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Wisconsin Works (W-2) Manual
Time limits stress mutual responsibility: the W-2Wisconsin Works program provides services designed to promote employment while participants are expected to prepare for and enter employment. The purpose of the time limits and case management practices is to encourage participants to make consistent progress towards their employment goals. W-2 eligibility has a state lifetime limit 48 months. Participation in a W-2 employment position (TEMPTrial Employment Match Program, CSJCommunity Service Job, and W-2 TW-2 Transition) is limited to 24-months. The goal of W-2 participation is to help participants reach their employment and earnings goals and support economic self-sufficiency.
History: Release 21-09; Release 17-02 ;Release 11-06.