Kansas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Benefits
Program DescriptionThe Kansas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition education program that provides nutrition education, including breastfeeding support; healthy foods and referrals to health and social services free of charge to Kansas families who qualify. WIC staff will review health behaviors and diet; provide individual nutrition education; support families making changes for better health and offer a selection of healthy foods.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Kansas; a pregnant, breastfeeding and/or postpartum woman; an infant or child up to 5 years of age; and individually determined by a health professional to be at nutrition risk.
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 for WIC services, contact your county health department for an appointment. All applicants, including infants and children must be physically present when applying for WIC benefits. Locate your county health department by visiting http://www.kansaswic.org/families/WIC_county_map.html. A 24-hour diet questionnaire will be sent to you to fill out and bring with you to your appointment. Applicants are also required to bring proof of identity (both for adult women and children), proof of income for the entire household economic unit and proog of being a resident of Kansas. A simple health assesment is required for all applicants, therefore there is no online application process.
Program Contact Information
For more information, visit: http://www.kansaswic.org