It's easy! To apply for WIC, call the WIC office closest to you (click on the map for a list of programs by town) or call 1-800-WIC-1007.
WIC has day, evening and Saturday appointments available. WIC even has walk-in hours!
At your appointment, you will need to bring the following information:
- Proof of current household income
Bring proof of income for everyone in your household. Examples of proof of income include pay stubs from recent check (within 30 days) or a letter from an employer. If you currently receive TAFDC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or MassHealth/Medicaid, you can bring proof of your participation on one of these programs instead of proof of household income.
- Proof that you live in Massachusetts
Bring documentation of where you live. Examples include a utility bill, a postmarked piece of mail addressed to you at your address, your lease or a rent receipt from your landlord, a bank statement, bank book or checkbook, or your drivers license or other ID card.
- Proof of identity
Bring identity for everyone who will be on the WIC program. Examples include a driver's license, birth certificate, MassHealth card or a Social Security card.
Talk to the WIC clinic if you are having problems bringing any of the above information. All information shared with WIC is confidential.
If you currently get TAFDC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or specific types of’MassHealth (Medicaid), you are automatically income eligible. Foster kids under age 5 are automatically eligible for WIC.
To find out more about WIC call 1-800-WIC-1007 or a WIC Office Locations in Massachusetts .
This information is provided by the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program within the Department of Public Health .