ACCESS connects you with the help you need when you need it. Need help getting health care coverage, paying forgroceries or child care costs, finding a job, or building your career skills?
With ACCESS, you can apply for and manage your state of Wisconsin benefits and programs in one place, at any time.
Bilingual staff is available to provide bilingual assistance to Spanish speaking job seekers. Some workshops are presented in both English and Spanish.
Individual assistance is available in career planning, problem solving, and organizing an effective job search. A professional and experienced career counselor is available to meet with job seekers. Customers should call to schedule an appointment.
Career and training services are available to individuals who have been laid-off from their employment due to plant closings or downsizing, foreign competition, economic downturn or other reasons not related to the person's job performance under WIOA Title I. Career services cover a broad range of activities, including initial and comprehensive assessment of skills, providing information about careers and the local labor market, job search assistance, development of an individual employment plan, career counseling, internships and work experiences linked to careers, financial literacy and more. Training services include occupational skills training, on-the-job training, incumbent worker training, transitional jobs, and adult education and literacy provided concurrently or in combination with other training services.
DVR provides individualized services to eligible consumers who need assistance to prepare for, to find and to keep employment. Examples of some services are: assessments, vocational counseling and guidance, assistive technology, job seeking and placement, and training
An employment and training program designed to enable FoodShare recipients to receive case management services in order to move promptly into unsubsidized employment.
GWAAR supports older adults. The WISE program provides the opportunity for seniors to learn new skills, receive job counseling and assistance with their resume, and receive job placement assistance. Wisconsin Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-833-586-0107. Get information and assistance on issues related to adult guardianship, protective placement, advance directives, and more from the Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center (GSC) Toll Free Help Line: (855) 409-9410. More programs are listed on their web site.
Short term, no interest loans designed to assist with emergency vehicle repairs for employment purposes, as well as Driver's license fees and work clothing or uniforms.
Job seekers and employers may receive employment and unemployment data, occupational wage information, industry employment, manufacturing economic indicators, population data, and annual inflation rates.
Migrant outreach workers are available to assist with employment applications, refer to specific employment opportunities, provide information on farm workers’ rights with respect to the terms and conditions of their employment, and refer to other organizations serving Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers (MSFW).
W-2 recipients will receive intensive case management services toward the goal of gainful unsubsidized employment. Individuals can earn a W-2 payment through participation in agreed upon placements and activities such as job seeking skills workshops, job search, career exploration, job skills training, work experience, and subsidized employment.
The Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act (WIOA) Adult Program is a program designed to aid eligible adults in returning to productive employment. Services may include: