Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities


Department of Children and Families’ public benefit programs will continue during the partial federal government shutdown. Read the full announcement here.

Media Information


The Department of Children and Families strives to respond to all media requests in a timely fashion. The most efficient way to make an inquiry is to email your request for information, including your specific questions and your deadline to the DCF Media mailbox.  

Contact Information

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

Email: DCFMEDIA@wisconsin.gov

Phone: 608-266-9000

Communications Director

Gina Paige