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Wyoming Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Food/Nutrition > Wyoming Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

 

Program Description:

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age five who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious supplemental foods, health and nutrition, breastfeeding education and support, and referrals to health care. The WIC program of Wyoming is administered by the Wyoming Department of Health.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Wyoming, pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum woman, infant or child up to five years of age and: (1) are individually determined by a health professional to be at nutrition risk; and, (2) meet an income standard, or are determined automatically income eligible. A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Food Stamp Program, Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, automatically meets the income eligibility requirement.

 

Status

Active

 

Loan Terms:

Not Applicable

 

Application Process:

To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you:
http://wdh.state.wy.us/familyhealth/wic/WICLocatorMap.html

 

Program Contact Information:

For more information on WIC in Wyoming, please visit their website at:
http://www.health.wyo.gov/familyhealth/wic/index.html

Please see the following website for the income standard or maximum income limit for WIC eligibility:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/howtoapply/incomeguidelines.htm

You can also call the Community Family Health Division of the Wyoming Department of Health at:
307-777-7656

 

Managing Agency:

Wyoming Department of Health
http://wyoming.gov/




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