The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is a special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children up to the age of 5. All applicants must be income eligible and have a medical or nutritional risk. The WIC Program provides nutritious foods along with nutrition education and information on where to apply for free or low-cost health care or other needed services in the community.

How To Apply for WIC in New York:

To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you. Click here to find the WIC clinic closest to you.

Eligibility:

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 $20,665
2 $27,991
3 $35,317
4 $42,643
5 $49,969
6 $57,295
7 $64,621
8 $71,947

*For households with more than eight people, add $7,326 per additional person.

More Information:

For more information on NY WIC, click here to visit the NY WIC website.