To qualify for WIC program, individuals must meet categorical, residential, and financial requirements.
Applicants for the NYS WIC Program must be:
- A pregnant woman;
- An infant or child up to 5 years old;
- A mother of an infant up to 6 months old; or
- A breastfeeding mother with an infant up to 12 months old.
Applicants must be a resident of New York State.
Applicants must meet income eligibility guidelines (see table below) or receive Medicaid, SNAP (Food Stamps), or TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families).
Federal Income Guidelines
See the Federal Income Guidelines