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:
ECONOMIC UNIT

Number of People in Household Count a pregnant woman as 2
INCOME - Effective Dates: June 6, 2022 to June 30, 2023
Annual Monthly Twice- Monthly Bi- Weekly Weekly
1 $25,142 $2,096 $1,048 $967 $484
2 $33,874 $2,823 $1,412 $1,303 $652
3 $42,606 $3,551 $1,776 $1,639 $820
4 $51,338 $4,279 $2,140 $1,975 $988
5 $60,070 $5,006 $2,503 $2,311 $1,156
6 $68,802 $5,734 $2,867 $2,647 $1,324
7 $77,534 $6,462 $3,231 $2,983 $1,492
8 $86,266 $7,189 $3,595 $3,318 $1,659
9 $94,998 $7,917 $3,959 $3,654 $1,827
10 $103,730 $8,645 $4,323 $3,990 $1,995
11 $112,462 $9,372 $4,686 $4,326 $2,163
12 $121,194 $10,100 $5,050 $4,662 $2,331
13 $129,926 $10,828 $5,414 $4,998 $2,499
14 $138,658 $11,555 $5,778 $5,333 $2,667
15 $147,390 $12,283 $6,142 $5,669 $2,835
16 $156,122 $13,011 $6,506 $6,005 $3,003
Each Additional Member Add +$8,732 +$728 +$364 +$336 +$168

 

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