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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, 2021 to June 30, 2022)

Persons in Family or Household SizeAnnualMonthlyTwice- MonthlyBi-WeeklyWeekly
1$32,828$1,986$993$917$459
2$32,227$2,686$1,343$1,240$620
3$40,626$3,386$1,693$1,563$782
4$49,025$4,086$2,043$1,886$943
5$57,424$4,786$2,393$2,209$1,105
6$65,823$5,486$2,743$2,532$1,266
7$74,222$6,186$3,093$2,855$1,428
8$82,621$6,886$3,443$3,178$1,589
Each add'l family+$8,399+$700+$350+$324+$162

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.