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.

AND,
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.

AND,
Your gross annual 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

Household
Size
Annual
Income
Monthly
Income
Weekly
Income
1 22,311 1,860 430
2 30,044 2,504 578
3 37,777 3,149 727
4 45,510 3,793 876
5 53,243 4,437 1,024
Each Additional
Member Add
7,733 645 149

*Pregnant women count as two.

If you are on TANF, Medical Assistance or Food Stamps, you will be eligible for WIC.

North Dakota WIC Program  Provides complete details about the North Dakota WIC Program.