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 SizeYearly Income
1$22,459
2$30,451
3$38,443
4$46,435
5$54,427
6$62,419
7$70,411
8$78,403
Each Additional Member$7,992

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