Resources for Mom

Resources for Mom

Motherhood is a journey that comes with its own unique challenges and joys. Fortunately, there are numerous resources available to you at every stage of your journey. From hands-on assistance to online platforms and community support, the options are abundant and diverse. Below are a variety of resources designed to empower mothers like you with the tools you need to thrive.


Financial Assistance Programs:

These programs can help make your bills more manageable.

  • Wisconsin Works (W-2) can offer cash payments to low-income parents and pregnant women engaged in job training and employment programs.
  • Emergency Assistance is a one-time payment you can apply for every 12 months if you are faced with an emergency due to fire, flood, natural disaster, energy crisis, homelessness or impending homelessness.
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) : provides a significant tax refund to working families.
  • Job Access Loans are short-term, interest free loans that can help you cover immediate financial expenses related to obtaining or maintaining employment.
  • Wisconsin Child Support Program: If you do not live with the other parent of your child, this program will work with you to get child support payments.
  • Wisconsin’s Caretaker Supplement a cash benefit available to parents who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments.


Food and Nutrition Services:

Feed your family right with these programs.


Child Care Support:

Make sure your kids are safe with these resources:

  • Wisconsin Shares subsidizes childcare costs that allows parents to pay a co-payment as low as 2% of their gross income, making childcare more affordable and accessible.
  • YoungStar is a tool to help you find safe childcare providers in your city.
  • Birth to 3 can help connect you to services and resources that will help you understand your child’s development and help your child grow and learn to their fullest potential.
  • Head Start or Early Head Start programs provide educational activities and care for children younger than 6 years old in low-income families.


Healthcare Programs:

These resources can help you and your family stay healthy.

  • BadgerCare Plus offers comprehensive coverage to families, pregnant women, and children.
  • Wisconsin Oral Health Program is to protect and promote the oral health of families while providing affordable services.
  • Maternal Mental Health Hotline is a 24/7 free and confidential mental health hotline for pregnant and new moms. Dial 833-943-5746 (833-9-HELP4MOMS) if you are struggling.


Educational & Training Opportunities:

Get the support you need to find the career of your dreams.


Housing Resources:

These programs can help you keep a roof over your family.


Can’t find a resource on this list? We may have something for you. Our programs are designed to help you and your family thrive.

Learn more about our services or connect with a case manager today.