Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is a nutrition program for low-income women who are pregnant, recently had a baby, or are breastfeeding, and for children up to age five.  WIC helps children when they are growing the most and can help families develop life long healthy habits.

WIC provides

  • Nutritious foods
  • Nutrition education
  • Breastfeeding support and assistance
  • Referrals to other community agencies

Eligibility

You are eligible to receive WIC services if you:

  • Are a pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum woman, infant or child under 5 years old
  • Have a nutritional need (determined at the first WIC appointment)
  • Have a family income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level

State of Illinois WIC Program
WIC INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
(Effective from July 1, 2019 to June 20, 2020)

Persons in Family or Household SizeAnnualMonthlyTwice- MonthlyBi-WeeklyWeekly
1$23,107$1,926$963$889$445
2$31,284$2,607$1,304$1,204$602
3$39,461$3,289$1,645$1,518$759
4$47,638$3,970$1,985$1,833$917
5$55,815$4,652$2,326$2,147$1,074
6$63,992$5,333$2,667$2,462$1,231
7$72,169$6,015$3,008$2,776$1,388
8$80,346$6,696$3,348$3,091$1,546
Each add'l family+$8,177+$682+$341+$315+$158

Frequently Asked Questions

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

Contact Us

Phone: 815-748-2402

Fax: 815-748-2490

Walk-in Hours:  Monday -Friday, 8:00 am – 11:00 am & 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm.