Eligibility

Who Can Apply to Receive Benefits
  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or who recently had a baby
  • Infants from birth to 1 year of age
  • Children from 1 year of age to their 5th birthday
Determining Eligibility
WIC applicants may qualify by bringing proof of gross income that is at or below these amounts.
Household Size Yearly Income
1 $21,978
2 $29,637
3 $37,296
4 $44,955
5 $52,614
6 $60,273
7 $67,951
8 $75,647
9 $83,343
Each Additional Member $7,696

Eligibility for Higher Income Families
Families with incomes higher than the incomes listed above may still qualify for WIC if a family member is enrolled in 1 or more of the following programs:
  • Food stamps
  • Fuel assistance
  • Head Start (Free/Reduced Price School Lunch)
  • Medical Assistance (MA)
  • MFIP
  • Minnesota Care
  • SSI Applicants on TEFRA