Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy for Foster Parents and Others Taking the Place of Parents Wisconsin Shares helps eligible families afford quality child care while the parents - or persons taking the place of parents - work, go to school and work, or engage in job training activity. The application process includes an intake interview with an economic support worker to collect and verify eligibility information. Wisconsin Shares for Children in Out-of-Home Care Placements Wisconsin Shares helps eligible families with the cost of quality child care while parents, or persons taking the place of parents (foster parents or kinship caregivers), work, go to school and work, or engage in a job training activity. The Foster Parent Guide will provide you with information you will need to apply and to maintain eligibility for the subsidy. Visit our main Foster Parent page for additional information specifically for Foster Parents.