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)

If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP, you meet Income eligibility guidelines for WIC.
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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, 2019 Policy No. CS: 12.0

Income Eligibility Guidelines

Family Size
Weekly Bi-Weekly Twice Monthly
Monthly
Annual
1 445 889 963
1,926 23,107
2 602 1,204 1,304 2,607 31,284
3 759 1,518 1,645 3,289 39,461
4 917 1,833 1,985 3,970 47,638
5 1,074 2,147 2,326 4,652 55,815
6 1,231 2,462 2,667 5,333 63,992
7 1,388 2,776 3,008 6,015 72,169
8 1,546 3,091 3,348 6,696 80,346
9 1,703
3,405 3,689 7,377 88,523
10
1,860 3,720 4,030 8,059 96,700
11 2,017 4,034 4,370 8,740 104,877
12 2,175 4,349 4,711 9,422 113,054
13 2,332 4,663 5,052 10,103 121,231
14 2,489 4,978 5,392 10,784 129,408
15 2,646 5,292 5,733 11,466 137,585
16 2,804 5,607 6,074 12,147 145,762
Each Additional 
Family Member
+ 158 + 315 + 341 + 682 + 8,177
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
Bring all household income:
  • Medicaid, TANF, or SNAP form/letter
  • Paycheck stubs within last 30 days
  • Letter from employer
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