WIC is a nutrition program that helps families feed their children healthy foods. WIC provides nutrition information, food benefits, and help with community resources like health care and family care. The program is available to families with pregnant women, new mothers, and children under the age of five.
We ask that families provide proof of income in order to join the program. Many families qualify especially if they are already enrolled in programs like AHCCCS, SNAP, or TANF.
To Apply Click HERE.
What Can WIC Offer My Family?
- Benefits that can be used at the grocery store to buy healthy foods like milk, yogurt, whole grains, beans, juice, eggs, cheese, cereal, peanut butter and fruit and vegetables (Food List, Lista de Alimentos)
- Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy
- Help with breastfeeding your baby
- Help in finding health care and other community services
- Breastpumps to help you breastfeed even when you return to work
Can My Family Enroll In WIC?
WIC is for all kinds of families – families with married or single parents and those who are working or not working. WIC has different requirements than SNAP (Food Stamps) so even if you don’t qualify for SNAP, you may still qualify for WIC.
- If you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5 years of age, you can apply for your child.
- If you are a woman who is pregnant, breastfeeding, or has a baby up to six months old, you can apply for yourself.
For more information on how to apply for WIC, click HERE
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