Economic Support

Buffalo County Economic Support is part of the Wester Region for Economic Assistance (WREA). WREA is an 8 county consortium which includes Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau. Jackson, Vernon, Monroe, Clark, and La Crosse Counties.  

 To apply or complete a review for Food Share, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus or child Care Assistance, to report changes or with questions, call WREA at 1-888-627-0430 or visit

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Services Available: 

How to Apply:

Apply by phone:   1-888-627-0430
Apply on-line:
Apply in Person: Buffalo County Health & Human Services
                                407 S. Second Street - 3rd Floor
                                Alma, WI 54610

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For more information on FoodShare program and income guidelines visit