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WIC Eligibility Requirements

Who is Eligible

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  • Breastfeeding Women
  • Post Partum Women
  • Infants and Children under 5


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Eligibility Requirements

1. INCOME CRITERIA
    Households with income up to 185% of the federal poverty 
    line are eligible. Meet income guidelines. (See Below)

2. NUTRITIONAL RISK
    WIC is designed to help those at nutritional risk. Risk is assessed at your first appointment

3. TEXAS RESIDENT
    U.S. Citizenship is not a requirement for eligibility.

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This institution is an equal-opportunity provider
Esta institucion ofrece igualdad en las oportunidades de servicios para todos

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Effective July 1, 2016                                                   Policy No. CS: 12.0

 Income Eligibility Guidelines


 
 Family Size Weekly Bi-Weekly Twice Monthly Monthly Annual
 1 423 846 916 1,832  21,978
 2 570 1,140 1,235 2,470 29,637 
 3 718 1,435 1,554 3,108 37,296 
 4 865 1,730 1,874 3,747 44,955
 5 1,012 2,024 2,193 4,385 52,614
 6 1,160 2,319 2,512 5,023 60,273
 7 1,307 2,614 2,832 5,663 67,951
 8 1,455 2,910 3,152 6,304 75,647
 9 1,603 3,206 3,473 6,946 83,343
 10 1,751 3,502 3,794 7,587 91,039
 11 1,899 3,798 4,114 8,228 98,735
 12 2,047 4,094 4,435 8,870 106,431
 13 2,195 4,390 4,756 9,511 114,127
 14 2,343 4,686 5,076 10,152 121,823
 15 2,491 4,982 5,397 10,794 129,519
 16 2,639 5,278 5,718 11,435 137,215
 Each Additional
Family Member
+148 +296 +321 +642 +7,696

Click here for Texas WIC Income Guidelines


How to Become A WIC Client

How to Become A WIC Client
Call the number indicated below to set an appointment at the WIC clinic of your choice. Please remember to bring an ID as proof of identification.

Bring Proof of Income
One of the following for everyone who works:

  • Paycheck (stud) from last 60 days.
  • Letter from employer
  • Individual with proof of Medicaid, TANF, or Food Stamps automatically qualify.

Bring Proof of Residency
One of the following:

  • Utility Bill
  • Rent Receipt
  • Official Business Letter


BRING INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM
(Please bring immunization records)

Click here for Required Information 

 

Special Services Provided

Pregnant Women Receive:
Nutrition Education
WIC Foods

Health Screening
Breastfeeding Education

Postpartum Women Receive:
Nutrition Education
WIC Foods
Health Screening
Up to 6 months from date of delivery

Breastfeeding Women Receive:
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Breastfeeding Support
Nutrition Education
WIC Foods
Health Screening
Up to a year from date of delivery

Infants Receive:
Breastfeeding support food package
Limited supply of infant formula
Health screening
Parents receive nutritional education

Children younger than 5 receive:
Nutrition Education
Health Screening
WIC Foods determined by USDA