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 15, 2020 to June 30, 2021
Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $23,606 $1,968 $984 $908 $454
2 $31,894 $2,658 $1,329 $1,227 $614
3 $40,182 $3,349 $1,675 $1,546 $773
4 $48,470 $4,040 $2,020 $1,865 $933
5 $56,758 $4,730 $2,365 $2,183 $1,092
6 $65,046 $5,421 $2,711 $2,502 $1,251
7 $73,334 $6,112 $3,056 $2,821 $1,411
8 $81,622 $6,802 $3,4o1 $3,140 $1,570
9 $88,910 $7,493 $3,747 $3,459 $1,730
10 $98,198 $8,184 $4,092 $3,777 $1,889
11 $106,486 $8,874 $4,437 $4,096 $2,208
12 $114,774 $9,565 $4,783 $4,415 $2,208
13 $123,062 $10,256 $5,128 $4,734 $2,367
14 $131,350 $10,946 $5,473 $5,052 $2,526
15 $139,638 $11,637 $5,819 $5,371 $2,686
16 $147,926 $12,328 $6,164 $5,690 $2,845
Each Additional Member Add +$8,288 +$691 +$346 +$319 +$160

 

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