Eligibility


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WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children up to age 5. It provides nutritious supplemental foods, breastfeeding support, as well as nutrition education and referral to health care services at no cost to eligible families.

Central District Health offers WIC appointments in several locations. In the Treasure Valley, appointments are available in Boise, Kuna, Garden City, and Meridian. Appointents are also available in Boise, Elmore and Valley counties.

Clinic Locations & Phone Numbers

This program is available to:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women for up to 12 months after delivery
  • Non-nursing, postpartum women up to 6 months after delivery
  • Infants from birth to one year
  • Children who are 1 to 5 years old

To be eligible:

  • Must be a resident of Idaho
  • Meet income guidelines of a gross household income of 185% of the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) poverty level. See income Eligibility Guidelines below.
  • Meet one or more nutritional risk criteria

INCOME GUIDELINES
WIC eligibility is determined by the number of members and the total income in a household.

Effective from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017

Maximum Gross Household Income
Number of Household Members
PER MONTH
PER YEAR
1
$1,832
$21,978
2
$2,470
$29,637
3
$3,108
$37,296
4
$3,747
$44,955
5
$4,385
$52,614

One pregnant woman counts as two household members.
More than 5 household members, please call the local WIC program - 208-327-7488


Non-Discrimination Statement

“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability."

To file a complaint of discrimination write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call: (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA (WIC) is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Additional Resources

Contact

CDHD WIC
Phone 208-327-7488 | Fax 208-321-2243 
Email WIC

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