WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children.
You can participate in WIC if you:
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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You are automatically income eligible for WIC if you are currently receiving TAFDC, SNAP (Food Stamps) or MassHealth. (MassHealth members with Family Assistance or CommonHealth coverage are not automatically income eligible.) Foster kids under age 5 are also automatically eligible for WIC.
To apply for WIC, call 1-800-WIC-1007 (1-800-942-1007) or visit our website at www.mass.gov/wic