Texas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Benefits
Program DescriptionThe 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 RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Texas; 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, 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: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/default.shtm
For more information and eligibility requirements, visit: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/gi/eligible.shtm
For general WIC information call the number below and follow the menu options: 1-800-942-3678