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. The Foster Parent Guide Wisconsin Shares helps eligible families with the cost of quality child care while parents, or persons taking the place of parents, 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. (Note: Our Foster Parent Guide is currently being updated. Look for our new guide in 2017.) Visit our main Foster Parent page for additional information specifically for Foster Parents.