The WIC Program 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).
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Kentucky; 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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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
See the Kentucky WIC website for detailed application information:
Program Contact Information
For more information on Kentucky WIC, please visit the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH):http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/mch/ns/wic.htm
If you have questions about the WIC program you can also call the Kentucky DPH toll-free at:1-800-462-6122