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State Use Program

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Mailing Address
State Bureau of Procurement
PO Box 7867
Madison, WI 53707-7867

101 E Wilson Street, 6th Floor
Madison, WI 53703

(608) 266-2605

VendorNet Help Line
(608) 264-7897
(800) 482-7813



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What is the State Use Program?

In 1989 the State of Wisconsin legislature crafted an innovative piece of legislation called the State Use Law.  The law directs state agencies to purchase products and services from Wisconsin's certified work centers employing persons with severe disabilities.  As a result, the State Use Program was created to administer the law that provides state agencies with a fair price, good quality and on-time delivery. 

What Does the State Use Program Do?

The State Program combines the purchasing power of Wisconsin government with the rehabilitation employment of the non-profit work centers.  The State Use Program seeks to maximize Wisconsin state agency contracting with certified work centers by requiring all agencies to contract with a certified work center when the work center is able to meet specifications and provide a product or service at fair market value.

  • State Use Board Annual Report 
  • Directory of Certified Work Centers 
  • List of Available Work Center Products & Services 
  • Frequently Asked Questions 
  • Requirements 
      Find more information at the State Use Program website.