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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program


Are you pregnant? Are you breastfeeding or just had a baby? Do you have a child under 5?

  • You may be able to receive WIC services and foods, if you meet the income guidelines.*

WIC Income Guide
March 30, 2011 to June 30, 2012

Economic Unit

Income

Annual

Monthly

Twice-Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

1

20,147

1,679

840

775

388

2

27,214

2,268

1,134

1,047

524

3

34,281

2,857

1,429

1,319

660

4

41,348

3,446

1,723

1,591

796

5

48,415

4,035

2,018

1,863

932

6

55,482

4,624

2,312

2,134

1,067

7

62,549

5,213

2,607

2,406

1,203

8

69,616

5,802

2,901

2,678

1,339

Each Additional Person

+7,067

+589

+295

+272

+136

    Count a pregnant woman as 2
  • Even if you are working, or if you do not qualify for Medicaid, you may still be eligible for WIC
  • Baby Bottle
  • Are you pregnant?s
  • Are you breastfeeding or just had a baby?
  • Are you caring for children under age 5?
  • Right now, you may need some extra help buying nutrition foods for your kids during your pregnancy.
Food and Drink food
    • WIC can help you buy milk, cheese, eggs, baby formula, cereal, peanut butter and   other healthy foods.
    • If you are breastfeeding, WIC can assist you in purchasing nutritious food for    yourself, so that you can take care of your baby.
    • WIC foods NOW include Vegetables, Fruits, and Whole Grain Breads.
    • When there is a medical need, WIC can often help with Soy Milk, or specialty formulas.



Our district wants to hear from you! We have various WIC locations and hours to serve you better. For the location of your local health department, click one of the following links:

Wise County and City of Norton Health Department
Lee County Health Department
Scott County Health Department

  • WIC recommends that parents have an emergency plan for their family.

Visit www.ReadyVirginia.gov or Ready.gov to find out about an emergency preparedness home list for your family.

Child and Mom
For more information, use the following links:

Virginia Department of Health WIC Homepage
http://www.wicva.com/

Virginia WIC Program Food List
http://www.vahealth.org/NuPAFP/Publications/Files/PDFs/2009%20Foodlist_web.pdf

Lista de Comidas WIC Virginia En Espaolhttp://www.vahealth.org/NuPAFP/Publications/Files/PDFs/2009%20Foodlist_web%20SPAN.pdf

WIC Income Guide*
 http://www.vahealth.org/NuPAFP/General%20Info/eligibility.htm

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 12-09-2014

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