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.


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.