What's New


Welcome to the Department of Social Services web site, serving the citizens of Oneida County, Wisconsin.


Family Care is Coming to Oneida County July 2017

The Director of Social Services issued this revised letter to all current adult participants in the Community Options Program and the Community Integration Program.

Make sure to check out our Frequently asked questions about Family Care and IRIS!

Check back frequently for updates.


Energy Assistance

The  fuel season for 2016-2017 began October 1st and will end May 15th, 2017 for regular applications.  If you would like to apply, please call our office at (715) 362-5695 and ask to speak with an Energy Assistance worker.  We can mail you an application or schedule an appointment for you.


Free Program For ALL Oneida County Parents and Youth Ages 10-14

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Oneida County Health Department want to help provide familes with the tools to tackle adolescense. See this press release.

Spend quality time together while learning new skills through games and fun interactive activities! STARTING THURSDAY, APRIL 6TH, 2017!

Find out more and save your spot here!




Foster Parent Recruitment

The Oneida County Department of Social Services is seeking individuals and families interested in becoming foster parents.  Children range in age from 0-18 and may be short or long term placements.  Foster parents may work outside of the home.  Child care costs may be compensated.  After licensure, foster parent training is required and is provided at no cost. 

There is no charge for the licensing process, which takes approximately 4-8 weeks to complete.  Some of the requirements for licensing include housing that passes inspection requirements, fingerprinting, background checks, and positive reference letters.

Please contact Oneida County Department of Social Services at (715) 362-5695 or (888) 662-5695 with questions or to request a foster home packet.

Our Vision:

Self-sufficient people living in a safe, financially secure environment.

When do I get my FoodShare benefits?

Benefit distribution is based on 8th digit of the case heads Social Security number:


Your benefits will be available on your specified date-even if it falls on a weekend or holiday.