For Researchers: Home Wisconsin provides several types of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs, including the Wisconsin Works (W-2) program. This section of the website is intended for audiences interested in how Wisconsin operates its TANF program. If you are interested in applying for W-2, please visit the Find an Agency page. Read about the W-2 Philosophy and Goals. Please contact DCF Data Governancefor additional TANF data not posted on this site.