Women: Pregnant, Post Partum or Breast-feeding
Infants: Under one year of age (birth to 11 months)
Children: Under five years of age - once child turns five years old, he/she is no longer eligible for the WIC Program
You must meet income guidelines which are based on family size and family gross income. Proof of income must be provided, such as check stubs, current Medicaid card, Military Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), unemployment benefits statement. Proof of income must be current.
You must have a Medical/Nutritional risk as determined by a Nutritionist. The Nutritionist uses information from the medical referral form that has been completed and signed by your doctor during your medical exam. This referral form must list current height, weight and hematocrit (blood work.)
Once you are added to the WIC Program, you will be recertified every six months using the same procedures listed above. You can be taken off the WIC Program if: