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WIC Income Guidelines Maine

When applying for benefits, part of the requirement is your income. The state agency uses the Maine WIC income guidelines listed below to help determine if an applicant is eligible for the WIC program. A person or certain family members, who participate in other benefit programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, or TANF, automatically meet the WIC income eligibility requirements. If you are looking to apply for the WIC program and need to know all the requirements, how to apply for Maine WIC.

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Maine WIC Income Guidelines
To be eligible on the basis of income, applicants' income must fall at or below 185 percent of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines (currently $44,863/year for a family of four). A person who receives MaineCare, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits automatically meet the income eligibility requirement.

Number of Person(s) in Household Annual Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $21,978 $1,832 $846 $423
2 $29,637 $2,470 $1,140 $570
3 $37,296 $3,108 $1,435 $718
4 $44,955 $3,747 $1,730 $865
5 $52,614 $4,385 $2,024 $1,012
6 $60,273 $5,023 $2,319 $1,160
7 $67,951 $5,663 $2,614 $1,307
8 $75,647 $6,304 $2,910 $1,455
Each Additional Household Member Add: +$7,696 +$642 +$296 +$148

If you are pregnant, count yourself as two household members. Individuals who are certified as eligible for MaineCare, TANF or SNAP are considered automatically income-eligible for WIC.

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