Iron County
Human Services Department & Associates

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Economic Support Services

Economic Support provides a variety of services to families and individuals. These programs are currently provided under the consortium model. Iron County is a member of the Northern Consortium which consists of 12 northern counties in Wisconsin.

To speak with an Economic Support Specialist, call the Northern Consortium Call Center at 1-888-794-5722 to reach a local specialist. ACCESS is the online website that allows clients to apply for new benefits, check the status of a new application or current case, renew benefits, or make changes to their case online for Medicaid programs, Food Share, Child Care, and others. Energy assistance must be applied for by calling your local county at 715-561-3636 to set up an appointment time.


The Economic Support staff provides assistance to children, families, able-bodied adults, elderly, and the disabled.

Click on any links below for more information on these programs!