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Women, Infants and Children's Program (WIC)



What is WIC?

WIC is a Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

Who is eligible for WIC?

Women:

Pregnant, Post Partum or Breast-feeding

Infants:

Under one year of age

Children:

Under five years of age – once turns five years old, he/she is no longer eligible for the WIC Program.

All applicants must qualify both financially and nutritionally.

What you need to bring to your appointment

  • Infants must be physically present at certification
  • Your child (over the age of one) or a medical form that is no older than 60 days, from a doctor which includes a height, weight and hemoglobin/hematocrit.
  • Proof of income for entire household
    • Food Stamp Notice
    • TANF
    • Medicaid Card
    • School Lunch Notice
    • CMSIP
    • Current Paystub/W-2
  • Proof of identification
    • Social Security Card
    • Medicaid Card
    • Driver’s License
    • Birth Certificate
    • Crib Card
  • Proof of residency (911 & Mailing Address)
    • Driver’s License
    • Rent/Mortgage Receipt
    • Medicaid Card
    • Utility Bill
  • WIC folder (Recertification Only)
  • Immunization record

How do I get an appointment?

  • Call your local health department between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Last Updated: 08-26-2011

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