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


South Dakota WIC is a public health nutrition program that provides information on healthy eating and breastfeeding, referrals to healthcare and other services, and nutritious foods to supplement diets for income-eligible women who are pregnant or post-partum, infants and children up to age five. South Dakota WIC is here to serve those in need throughout the state by offering:

  • Nutrition education to help South Dakotans make healthy eating choices
  • Breastfeeding education for expectant and new mothers looking to learn more about their infant nutrition options
  • Referrals to set low-income families up with quality medical care
  • Food benefits to help budget-constrained families purchase nutritious groceries at nearly 200 participating businesses statewide

South Dakota WIC is a public health nutrition program that provides information on healthy eating and breastfeeding, referrals to healthcare and other services, and nutritious foods to supplement diets for income-eligible women who are pregnant or post-partum, infants and children up to age five. South Dakota WIC is here to serve those in need throughout the state by offering:

  • Nutrition education to help South Dakotans make healthy eating choices
  • Breastfeeding education for expectant and new mothers looking to learn more about their infant nutrition options
  • Referrals to set low-income families up with quality medical care
  • Food benefits to help budget-constrained families purchase nutritious groceries at nearly 200 participating businesses statewide


Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women; infants; and children up to age five are eligible. They must:

  • meet income guidelines; and
  • live in South Dakota; and
  • 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:

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $26,973
2 $36,482
3 $45,991
4 $55,500
5 $65,009
6 $74,518
7 $84,027
8 $93,536

*For households with more than eight people, add $9,509 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

For more on eligibility requirements, please visit the South Dakota WIC website.


To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you. You can find a list of local offices on the South Dakota Department of Health website, or on the South Dakota WIC website.


For more information, visit the WIC in South Dakota website.

For the phone number of a South Dakota local WIC Office:
Call 1-800-738-2301
Or
Contact:
South Dakota Department of Health - WIC Program
600 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre SD 57501-2536
(605) 773-3361

1-800-738-2301