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, 2018 to June 30, 2019)

Persons in Family or Household SizeAnnualMonthlyTwice- MonthlyBi-WeeklyWeekly
1$22,459$1,872$936$864$432
2$30,451$2,538$1,269$1,172586
3$38,443$3,204$1,602$1,479740
4$46,435$3,870$1,935$1,786893
5$54,427$4,536$2,268$2,0941,047
6$62,419$5,202$2,601$2,4011,201
7$70,411$5,868$2,934$2,7091,355
8$78,403$6,534$3,267$3,0161,508
Each add'l family+$7,992+$666+$333+$308+$154

Frequently Asked Questions

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.