WIC income eligibility is based on 185% of US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines.
- The WIC Program uses the same gross income criteria as free and reduced-price school lunches.
- Many working families qualify.
- Individuals who participate in other programs such as those listed below may automatically be income eligible. WIC staff will determine income eligibility during your appointment.
- BadgerCare Plus
- Wisconsin Works Program (W-2)
- Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
For specific income levels by family size, consult the WIC income eligibility table below:
July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
|Family Size||Weekly Income||Bi-weekly Income||Monthly Income||Annual Income|
Based on 185% of the US Department of Health and Human Services Non-farm Income Poverty Guidelines for Gross Income (Before Deductions).
For more information about income eligibility, contact a local WIC Office.