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.

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 May 1, 2021 Policy No. CS: 12.0



help those at nutritional risk. Risk is assessed at your first appointment.

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

For More Eligibility Requirements >>

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

Effective July 1, 2020 Policy No. CS: 12.0
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.

For More Eligibility Requirements >>

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

Effective July 1, 2020 Policy No. CS: 12.0
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Income Eligibility Guidelines

Family Size
Weekly Bi-Weekly Twice Monthly
Monthly
Annual
1 459 917 993
1,986 23,828
2 620 1,240 1,343 2,686 32,227
3 782 1,553 1,693 3,386 40,626
4 943 1,886 2,043 4,086 49,025
5 1,105 2,209 2,393 4,786 57,424
6 1,266 2,532 2,743 5,486 65,823
7 1,428 2,855 3,093 6,186 74,222
8 1,589 3,178 3,443 6,886 82,621
9 1,751
3,501 3,793 7,585 91,020
10
1,912 3,824 4,143 8,285 99,419
11 2,074 4,147 4,493 8,985 107,818
12 2,235 4,470 4,843 9,685 116,217
13 2,397 4,793 5,193 10,385 124,616
14 2,558 5,116 5,543 11,085 133,015
15 2,720 5,439 5,893 11,785 141,414
16 2,882 5,763 6,243 12,485 149,813
Each Additional 
Family Member
+ 162 + 324 + 350 + 700 + 8,399
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