How To Apply For WIC In Washington

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, also know as WIC, is a program that is designed to help low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children 5 years old or younger who are at nutritional risk. The Washington WIC program accomplishes this by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information that can help provide healthy eating options including breastfeeding, and referrals to health care. If you are looking to know how to apply for WIC in Washington, then read the information provided below.

Washington WIC Eligibility
Eligibility depends on household size and income.

  • WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under five
  • Dad, grandparents, and other caregivers of children under the age of five may also sign kids up for WIC
  • Foster children under age five and foster teens who are pregnant are eligible for WIC
  • If you or your family member are on Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Basic Food you may be eligible for WIC too
  • Many working families and military families are eligible for WIC

Find out if WIC can help your family.

  • Call the Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588
  • Use the ParentHelp123 Resource Finder
  • Call and Make an Appointment
    • Friendly WIC staff will help you schedule an appointment and will answer your questions
    • Your first appointment will take about 30-45 minutes and you'll get your checks that day

Washington WIC Income Guidelines

Number of people in your household* Maximum annual income to qualify Maximum monthly income to qualify
2 $29,637 $2,470
3 $37,296 $3,108
4 $44,955 $3,747
5 $52,614 $4,385
6 $60,273 $5,023
7 $67,951 $5,663

*If you are pregnant, include each unborn child in household size

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