Welcome to the Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy Program

The Wisconsin Shares child care subsidy program supports eligible families by funding a portion of the cost of child care while the parents are working or participating in an approved activity.

To learn more about the Wisconsin Shares program, follow the links below to navigate to information on that area.

Effective January 1, 2022, many families saw an increase in the monthly Wisconsin Shares subsidy amount on their MyWIChildCare EBT card. This increase was reflected in benefits issued after January 1, 2022. Read more about the rate increase. 

If you have questions about the amount of funding on your EBT card, please contact your local agency. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions for parents, child care providers, and agency workers.

A partir del 1 de enero de 2022, muchas familias verán un aumento en el monto del subsidio mensual de Wisconsin Shares en su tarjeta EBT MyWIChildCare. Este aumento se reflejará en los beneficios que se entreguen después del 1 de enero de 2022. Lea más sobre el aumento de tarifas.

Si tiene preguntas sobre la cantidad de fondos en su tarjeta EBT, comuníquese con su agencia local. Para obtener más información, consulte las Preguntas frecuentes a continuación para padres, proveedores de cuidado infantil y trabajadores de agencias.


Large Family

If you are a parent
or an advocate of a parent

interested in learning more about the Wisconsin Shares program, visit the
Wisconsin Shares Parent page.

Children at Daycare

If you are a child care provider and would like to learn more about
Wisconsin Shares child care subsidy, please visit the Wisconsin Shares Provider page.


If you are a local or tribal
agency worker
and you want to know the latest policies and procedures, please visit the Wisconsin Shares Agency Worker page.