Managing Agency Idaho

Program Description

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program provides free supplemental foods, nutrition education and health care referrals to lower-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Idaho; a pregnant, breastfeeding and/or postpartum woman; an infant or child up to 5 years of age.

 

 

 

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.

 

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Visit the Idaho WIC website to obtain an application:
http://www.wic.dhw.idaho.gov

Program Contact Information

For more information on Idaho WIC, please visit the Idaho Division of Public Health:


http://www.wic.dhw.idaho.gov

If you have questions about the WIC program call the Idaho CareLine toll-free at:
1-800-926-2588

TDD users can call:
208-332-7205

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