WIC (Women, Infants, & Children)
What is WIC?
WIC is a federal nutrition program that provides nutrition information, breastfeeding information and support, nutritious foods, health screenings, and referrals to other services.
Who Can Receive WIC?
You must be:
- a pregnant women;
- a breastfeeding woman (up to one year after giving birth);
- a new mother (up to six months after giving birth); or
- a parent, guardian or caretaker who has an infant or child younger than 5 years of age.
You must have a nutritional health risk. The WIC staff will be able to find a risk by checking your height, weight, and iron count, and having you fill out a nutrition questionnaire and medical history.
Your gross household income must be within WIC Guidelines (see below).
Note: You may have a job and still meet these guidelines.
WIC INCOME GUIDELINES
May 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018
*Pregnant women count as two.
If you are on TANF, Medical Assistance, Healthy Steps or Food Stamps, you will be eligible for WIC.