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

Program Description

WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for eligible women, infants and children, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the South Dakota Department of Health. WIC's goal is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk women, infants and young children.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of South Dakota, pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum woman, infant or child up to 5 years of age and are individually determined by a health professional to be at nutrition or health risk and meet income guidelines. In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is at or below the following amounts:

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), approved aid category codes for Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), automatically meet income eligibility requirements.

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://doh.sd.gov/local-offices/child-family-services/default.aspx

Program Contact Information

For more information on WIC in South Dakota, visit their website at:
http://doh.sd.gov/family/wic/

For the phone number of a South Dakota local WIC Office:
Call 1-800-738-2301
Or
Contact:
South Dakota Department of Health - WIC Program
600 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre SD 57501-2536
(605) 773-3361