> Texas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
The Texas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy. Nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and assistance with access to health care are provided to low-income women, infants, and children through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program, popularly known as WIC.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Texas, 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.
To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you:
Program Contact Information:
For more information on WIC, please visit the Texas Department of Health at:
Please see the following website for the income standard or maximum income limit for WIC eligibility:
For more information and eligibility requirements, visit:
To apply for WIC, you can call toll-free:
Department of Health (TX)