WIC Eligibility Requirements

Who is Eligible
  • Pregnant Women
  • 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)
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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
.

Effective June 1, 2018 Policy No. CS: 12.0

Income Eligibility Guidelines

Family Size
Weekly Bi-Weekly Twice Monthly
Monthly
Annual
1 432 864 936
1,872 22,459
2 586 1,172 1,269 2,538 30,451
3 740 1,479 1,602 3,204 38,443
4 893 1,786 1,935 3,870 46,435
5 1,047 2,094 2,268 4,536 54,427
6 1,201 2,401 2,601 5,202 62,419
7 1,355 2,709 2,934 5,868 70,411
8 1,508 3,016 3,267 6,534 78,403
9 1,662
3,323 3,600 7,200 86,395
10
1,816 3,631 3,933 7,866
94,387
11 1,969 3,938 4,266 8,532 102,379
12 2,123 4,246 4,599 9,198 110,371
13 2,277 4,553 4,932 9,864 118,363
14 2,430 4,860 5,265 10,530 126,355
15 2,584 5,168 5,598 11,196 134,347
16 2,738 5,475 5,931 11,862 142,339
Each Additional 
Family Member
+ 154 + 308 + 333 + 666 + 7,992
View the Texas WIC Income Guidelines.

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 30 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)

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:
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
Breastmilk - Every Ounce Counts