Nebraska Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
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The Nebraska Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To be fully eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must be determined by a health professional, at no cost, to be at nutritional risk (i.e., have certain medical-based or diet-based risk conditions).
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Nebraska; a pregnant, breastfeeding and/or postpartum woman; an infant or child up to 5 years of age; and individually determined by a health professional to be at nutrition risk.
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), automatically meets the income eligibility requirement.
To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you.
For more information on Nebraska WIC, please visit the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) office web site.
If you have questions about the WIC Program call Nebraska DHHS toll-free at:
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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