WIC helps low-income women and their children buy food. You’ll get an eWIC card for buying food. You’ll also get access to services like nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, health education, and referrals to other programs.
More ways to get help with this program
Visit the WIC website to learn more.
You may be eligible if you can answer yes to these questions:
- Are you one of these?
- a mother of a baby up to six months
- a breastfeeding mother of a baby up to 12 months old
- a parent or caregiver of a child up to age five
- Do you live in New York State?
- Is your income at or less than what’s shown on the chart?
|Household size||Gross annual income|
|For each additional member, add:||$9,509|
If you already get SNAP, Medicaid, or TANF benefits, you may be eligible for WIC.
Take a short survey to see if you might be eligible for this or 30 other programs.Am I Eligible?
- Make an appointment at your local WIC agency or call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 800-522-5006.
- Go to your appointment with your documents. Each person applying for WIC must be at the appointment.
- You and your family members will be assessed during your appointment. This includes a finger stick blood test, height and weight, and a discussion of your health and nutrition concerns.
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