Be Aware of Fraudulent Surveys Targeting FoodShare Members

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Updates for local agencies, community-based organizations, and providers who provide assistance to members of Wisconsin's health and nutrition public assistance programs.


Be Aware of Fraudulent Surveys Targeting FoodShare Members

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has become aware of a fraudulent survey offering cash and additional benefits for FoodShare members.

DHS does not give any member additional FoodShare benefits or cash rewards for doing something like completing a survey. FoodShare benefit amounts will only change when there is new information that affects a household’s eligibility, or when there is a federal increase based on emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sometimes organizations or agencies outside of DHS conduct surveys that may include a cash reward. However, always look more into any survey before completing it, so that you can make sure it is safe to complete.

For more information about the FoodShare program, visit the DHS FoodShare website.