District of Columbia Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Benefits
Program DescriptionThe Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
General Program RequirementsFor this benefit program, you must be a resident of the District of Columbia. Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must be individually determined to be at "nutritional risk" by a health professional.
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
Application ProcessTo apply, contact the local WIC agency nearest you to schedule an appointment.
Program Contact Information
For more information, please visit the D.C. WIC Program page.