Alaska Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Benefits
Program DescriptionAlaska 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. Our Alaska WIC mission statement is: "To support Alaskan Families in making nutrition decisions for life-long health and well-being".
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Alaska, pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum woman, infant or child up to 5 years of age and are 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 ProcessSee the Alaska WIC website for detailed application information:
Program Contact Information
For more information on Alaska WIC, please visit the Alaska Office of Children's Services at: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/nutri/WIC/default.aspx
You can also call the Family Nutrition Services section at: 907-465-3100
Or if you have questions about the WIC program send an e-mail to: [email protected]