WIC Eligibility

WIC Eligibility

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Who Can Get WIC?
To qualify for WIC, individuals must meet the following requirements:
1. Fit into one of the following categories:
‚Äʬ† A pregnant woman
‚Äʬ† A mother of an infant up to 6 months old
‚Äʬ† A breastfeeding mother with an infant up to 12 months old
‚Äʬ† An infant or child up to 5 years old (applied for by parent or caregiver)
2. Be a resident of Vermont
3. Meet income guidelines (see chart below) or participate in 3SquaresVT (SNAP), Medicaid, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) or Families with Dependent Children program.
Prescreening Information
The USDA WIC Prescreening Tool helps potential applicants determine if you are likely to be eligible for WIC benefits. If you are likely to be eligible you will be provided a printable summary of your answers, a list of required documents, and contact information so you can book and be ready for an appointment with your local office.
Income Guidelines
Guidelines are effective as of Month, Day, Year and get updated yearly.
View current income guidelines chart (refer to column for Reduced Price Meals - 185%).
Eligibility Visits
To maintain eligibility WIC appointments are scheduled about every 6 months. Each WIC appointment may include:
‚Äʬ† Income, Identity and Vermont Residency documentation
‚Äʬ† Growth and health assessment, including an iron check once a year
‚Äʬ† Nutrition consultation
‚Äʬ† Referrals to other health services and community resources


For help or more information, contact the Vermont WIC Program by email at¬†[email protected]¬†or call¬†800-464-4343¬†|¬†802-863-7200¬†| Fax:¬†802-865-7754¬†| TTY/TDD: Dial 711 first. Or contact your¬†local office.

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