The Livingston-Wyoming WIC Program

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The National WIC Association has created materials to help people better understand what the WIC  Program does and to showcase the value of WIC services to families  across the nation. Click on the links below to find out more!

Breastfeeding Support

Healthy Foods

Healthcare Referrals


What is WIC?

 Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal nutrition program. WIC  provides food, nutrition counseling, and referrals to health care for  eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers of infants one year or  younger, non-breastfeeding mothers of infants six months or younger, and  children less than five years old.

How Do You Qualify for WIC?

  • Live in New York State
  • Meet the income guidelines set by the federal government 

OR

 You must also be:

  • A pregnant woman
  • An infant or child up to five years old
  • A mother of a baby up to six months old

 OR

  • A breastfeeding mother of a baby up to 12 months old

Income Guidelines - Gross Salary

Find out if you qualify according to the following:

Effective May 20, 2017

Household SizeAnnualMonthlyTwice-MonthlyBi-WeeklyWeekly
1$22,311$1,860$930$859$430
230,0442,5041,2521,156578
337,7773,1491,5751,453727
445,5103,7931,8971,751876
553,2434,4372,2192,0481,024
660,9765,0822,5412,3461,173
768,7095,7262,8632,6431,322
876,4426,3713,1862,9411,471
For each additional member, add:+$7,733+$645+$323+$298+$149


What Can WIC Do for You?

WIC  can help with breastfeeding. WIC provides breastfeeding information,  counseling, and a link to other WIC moms who have successfully breastfed  their babies. WIC can also supply breast pumps for moms who need to  return to work or school.

WIC can help you find medical help  for you and your family. You can also learn about other services in the  community that might help you.

Money Saved

 WIC can save you money on your food budget. WIC gives you or your child  food checks. Women and children can purchase food worth an average of  $75 a month. WIC checks are redeemed at local stores that are WIC  approved. WIC can show you how to be healthier and eat healthier foods.

When and How Do You Apply for WIC?

  • Call WIC as soon as you are pregnant, or at any time during your pregnancy.
  • Call WIC if you have children under the age of five.
  • When you call the WIC office for an appointment, staff will ask you to bring the following: 
    • Children to be enrolled
    • Proof of address
    • Proof of household income

 WIC is an equal opportunity program. WIC does not discriminate against  because of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion,  or political belief.

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