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 7, 2021 to June 30, 2022
ECONOMIC    UNIT Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $23,828 $1,986 $993 $917 $459
2 $32,227 $2,686 $1,343 $1,240 $620
3 $40,626 $3,386 $1,693 $1,563 $782
4 $49,025 $4,086 $2,043 $1,886 $943
5 $57,424 $4,786 $2,393 $2,209 $1,105
6 $65,823 $5,486 $2,743 $2,532 $1,266
7 $74,222 $6,186 $3,093 $2,855 $1,428
8 $82,621 $6,886 $3,443 $3,178 $1,589
9 $91,020 $7,585 $3,793 $3,501 $1,751
10 $99,419 $8,285 $4,143 $3,824 $1,912
11 $107,818 $8,985 $4,493 $4,147 $2,074
12 $116,217 $9,685 $4,843 $4,470 $2,235
13 $124,616 $10,385 $5,193 $4,793 $2,397
14 $133,015 $11,085 $5,543 $5,116 $2,558
15 $141,414 $11,785 $5,893 $5,439 $2,720
16 $149,813 $12,485 $6,243 $5,763 $2,882
Each Additional Member Add +$8,399 +$700 +$350 +$324 +$162

 

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