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Michigan Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

  • Listed: January 19, 2019 7:03 am
  • Expires: 998995 days, 4 hours

Description

Program Description

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Program Requirements

For this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Michigan. Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must be individually determined to be at “nutritional risk” by a health professional.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $22,459
2 $30,451
3 $38,443
4 $46,435
5 $54,427
6 $62,419
7 $70,411
8 $78,403

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,992 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

To see if you are eligible for WIC, you may also use the WIC Prescreening ToolThis Prescreening Tool is not an application for WIC. To apply for WIC benefits, you must make an appointment at your local WIC agency.

Application Process

To apply for WIC, contact the local WIC agency nearest you to schedule an appointment.

Contact Information

For more information, please visit Michigan’s WIC Program page.

For Federal program information, visit USDA’s Women, Infants, and Children program page.

You may also visit the U.S Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Toll-Free Numbers for WIC State Agencies page for a list of toll free numbers.

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