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

  • Listed: January 24, 2019 7:16 pm
  • Expires: 999023 days, 16 hours

Description

Program Description

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age five who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious supplemental foods, health and nutrition, breastfeeding education and support, and referrals to health care. The WIC program of Wyoming is administered by the Wyoming Department of Health.

Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Wyoming; 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:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $22,311
2 $30,044
3 $37,777
4 $45,510
5 $53,243
6 $60,976
7 $68,709
8 $76,442

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,733 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

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.

Application Process

To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you. You can find the WIC clinic closest to you on the Clinic Locations page.

Contact Information

For more information on WIC in Wyoming, please visit the Wyoming WIC website.

You can also call the Public Health Division of the Wyoming Department of Health at:

307-777-6004

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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