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WIC Eligibility

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WIC is available if you:

  • Are pregnant or breast-feeding women, a new mother, an infant, or a child up to age 5;
  • Live in the District of Columbia (US Citizenship is not required)
  • Have a nutritional or medical risk (determined by a nutritionist or other health professional); and
  • Meet income guidelines or medical risk for your family as listed below or are participating in Medicaid, DC Healthy Families, School Lunch Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or the Food Stamp Program.

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Effective from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012)
48 Contiguous States, DC, Guam and Territories

Household Size Annually Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $20,147 $1,679 $840 $775 $388
2 27,214 2,268 1,134 1,047 524
3 34,281 2,857 1,429 1,319 660
4 41,348 3,446 1,723 1,591 796
5 48,415 4,035 2,018 1,863 932
6 55,482 4,624 2,312 2,134 1,067
7 62,549 5,213 2,607 2,406  1,203
8 69,616 5,802 2,678 2,678 1,339
For each additional
member, add:
7,067 589 295 272 136

 

Contact Phone: 
(202) 442-9397
Contact Fax: 
(202) 535-1710
Contact TTY: 
711
Contact Suite #: 
3rd Floor
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm