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North Dakota Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Benefits

Program Description

North Dakota Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a program for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and children under five years and is available in all counties in North Dakota. WIC offers healthy food for proper growth and development and helps families choose healthier ways of eating. The North Dakota WIC program is administered by North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Maternal and Child Health.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of North Dakota; 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:
Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $21,775
2 $29,471
3 $37,167
4 $44,863
5 $52,559
6 $60,255
7 $67,951
8 $75,647
A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), automatically meets the income eligibility requirement.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you:
http://www.ndhealth.gov/wic/WicSites.pdf

Program Contact Information

Please visit the North Dakota WIC website at: http://www.health.state.nd.us/wic/
For more information on how WIC can help your family, please contact the North Dakota Department of Health toll-free at: 1-800-472-2286
For Federal program information, visit USDA's Women, Infants, and Children program page.

You may also visit the U.S Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Toll-Free Numbers for WIC State Agencies page for a list of toll free numbers.