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WIC Income and Eligibility

FDOH - Putnam - WIC

  •  386-326-3216
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    Fax

    386-326-3350
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    Mailing Address

    2801 Kennedy Street 

    Palatka, FL 32177 

     

    WIC Breastfeeding Warmline 24/7 

    386-937-6405 

WIC Eligibility Information 

WIC is a nutrition program for infants, children under the age of 5 and women who are pregnant, recently been pregnant* or are breastfeeding.

WIC provides the following at no cost:

  • healthy foods
  • nutrition education and counseling
  • breastfeeding support
  • referrals to health care, immunizations, and community services

*Under the unfortunate circumstance a miscarriage occurs you may still be eligible to receive WIC benefits for 6 months after the date of incident.

To be income-eligible for WIC:

You must have a total household income equal to or less than the amounts shown in the WIC Income Guidelines OR you are income-eligible if you are currently receiving Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Assistance. However, you do not have to be on a public assistance program to qualify for WIC.

WIC income guidelines:

Family Size Monthly Income Before Taxes and Deductions
1 $1,860
2 $2,504
3 $3,149
4 $3,793
5 $4,437
6 $5,082
7 $5,726
8 $6,371

Table Revised/Revisado/Revize 6/1/17 - Each year, these dollar amounts may increase

For WIC eligibility, a pregnant woman may be counted as more than one person.Fees will not be charged for WIC certification or WIC benefits.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children(WIC) Income Eligibility Guidelines were published in the Federal Register on March 15, 2017. The annual revision for 2017 was published by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on January 31, 2017.