New Participants

You are eligible to apply to Virginia WIC if you...

  • Are pregnant, breastfeeding, just had a baby or are a mother, father, grandparent, foster parent, or other legal guardian of a child under the age of 5.
  • Are a resident of Virginia.
  • Have a nutritional need (this is determined at your local WIC clinic).
  • Your income is within the following guidelines:
Number of People in Household Count a pregnant woman as 2 Income - Effective Dates:  June 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020
Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $23,107 $1,926 $963 $889 $445
2 $31,284 $2,607 $1,304 $1,204 $602
3 $39,461 $3,289 $1,645 $1,518 $759
4 $47,638 $3,970 $1,985 $1,833 $917
5 $55,815 $4,652 $2,326 $2,147 $1,074
6 $63,992 $5,333 $2,667 $2,462 $1,231
7 $72,169 $6,015 $3,008 $2,776 $1,388
8 $80,346 $6,696 $3,348 $3,091 $1,546
9 $88,523 $7,377 $3,689 $3,405 $1,703
10 $96,700 $8,059 $4,030 $3,720 $1,860
11 $104,877 $8,740 $4,370 $4,034 $2,017
12 $113,054 $9,422 $4,711 $4,349 $2,175
13 $121,231 $10,103 $5,052 $4,663 $2,332
14 $129,408 $10,784 $5,392 $4,978 $2,489
15 $137,585 $11,466 $5,733 $5,292 $2,646
16 $145,762 $12,147 $6,074 $5,607 $2,804
Each Additional Member Add +$8,177 +$682 +$341 +$315 +$158

Ready to apply for WIC?

Apply online HERE, or contact your local health district to make an appointment.

Your Appointment

Certification Appointment Nutrition Education Appointment
What to bring ∙ eWIC Card for returning clients

∙ Proof of Income

∙ Proof of where you live

∙ Person applying for WIC

∙ Child's immunization record

∙ eWIC Card

∙ Healthbites certificate if completed through online program Healthbites

Who can come Parent, Guardian, Caretaker Parent, Guardian, Caretaker, or Proxy
What to expect ∙ 30 mins-1 hour in length

∙ If first appointment: will receive eWIC card, how to PIN and use your eWIC card

∙ Finger stick for bloodwork depending on age and WIC category

∙ Height and weight check

∙ Nutrition education

∙ A review of your Food Prescription

∙ 30 minutes

∙ Discuss your nutritional needs through a one-on-one appointment or group nutrition class

∙ A review of your Food Prescription