Wyoming WIC Office

The Wyoming WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program is handled by the Department of Health. This state agency can help you with questions or issues with WIC including how to apply, what is required to be eligible for Wyoming WIC benefits or if you need to schedule an appointment. If you will be meeting with the Wyoming Department of Health, we suggest you verify what documents you should bring with you to make sure they have all the information they need to help determine your eligibility. This page provides the Wyoming WIC office number and office hours.

The Wyoming WIC program aims to assist low-income and nutritionally at risk women who are pregnant, women who are currently breastfeeding (up to infant's 1st birthday), nonbreastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends), infants (up to 1st birthday) and children up to their fifth birthday. Benefits that are provided to participants through the Wyoming WIC program includes supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, counseling at WIC clinics, screening and referrals for other health reasons, welfare and social services.

If you are planning to move out of state, Wyoming WIC participants can still receive their benefits until the certification period expires as long as there is proof that they received WIC benefits in Wyoming. Before you move, it is recommended that you contact the local WIC office. In most cases, the state agency will provide you with a special card that proves you participated in the Wyoming WIC Program. When you have moved, the next step would be to call the WIC office in the state you moved to and schedule an appointment. Make sure to bring the special card to your appointment to show proof you received benefits from the Wyoming WIC program.

  • WIC Office Location

    6101 Yellowstone Road Suite 420
    Cheyenne, WY 82002

  • WIC Office Phone Number

    The number to call this state agency is 800-994-4769 or 307-777-7494. Their fax number is 307-777-5643.

  • WIC Online Website

    To view the website for the Wyoming WIC program, click here.

  • Approved Food List

    Find out what foods you can purchase by viewing the Wyoming WIC approved food list.

What are the requirements to apply at a Wyoming WIC office?

To receive benefits through the Wyoming WIC office, you need to meet certain requirements. Women, Infant and Children (WIC) eligibility is based on several different factors. One of these relates to categorical eligibility. For example, you must be pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding to qualify. Your dependents may qualify for WIC if they are infants or children who are younger than five years of age. Additionally, you must meet the program’s income and health assessment requirements. Representatives at your nearest WIC office will determine if you meet these eligibility criteria.

Do I need to go to an office to apply for WIC in Wyoming?

You are required to go to a WIC office in Wyoming if you want to apply for benefits. Program representatives need to interview you in person to determine if you qualify to enroll. When it is time for you to report to your WIC clinic appointment, you need to bring your children with you, even if they are infants. Case workers need to all members of your household who are applying for the program. When you are ready to submit your program application, call your nearest office to schedule an appointment.

During your WIC appointment, you need to prove that you qualify to enroll in this assistance program. Generally, you should bring proof of:

  • Identity for each of your family members. This includes an unexpired driver’s license, your military ID, a school ID or birth certificate.
  • State residency proof. The WIC office can only accept your application if you live in the state. To prove your residency, bring a copy of your mortgage receipt, rental agreement or utility bill. You cannot use a P.O. box address to satisfy this requirement.
  • Household income. You need to prove you meet the Wyoming WIC income guidelines. To verify you meet this requirement, bring your pay stubs, tax return documents or proof that you receive public benefits.

What items are included in the Wyoming WIC food list?

When you enroll in this program, your WY WIC office will give you an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card. You use this device like a debit card, and it stores the monetary benefits you receive through this program in your account. This card’s official name is the WIC WYO W.E.S.T. card. You can use it to make purchases at participating grocery stores. However, remember that you can only use this device to purchase foods that meet the WIC eligibility requirements. This means that the items provide high nutritious value. You can use your WIC card to buy certain types of:

  • Fruit, vegetables and canned fish.
  • Cereal and whole grains.
  • Infant foods and formulas.
  • Milk, cheese and yogurt.
  • Eggs, tofu and peanut butter.

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