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Check eligibility for WIC

WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working. If you're a parent or legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC for your child.

Overview

WIC is not included in the federal government’s public charge rule and is available regardless of immigration or citizenship status.

You can participate in WIC if you:

  • Live in Massachusetts
  • Have a nutritional need (WIC staff can help you determine this)
  • Are a child under 5, a new mom, or a pregnant or breastfeeding woman
  • Have a family income less than WIC guidelines

You are automatically income eligible for WIC if you currently receive:

Income eligibility guidelines

June 10, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Household size Yearly Monthly Bi-weekly Weekly
1 $23,606 $1,968 $908 $454
2 $31,894 $2,658 $1,227 $614
3 $40,182 $3,349 $1,546 $773
4 $48,470 $4,040 $1,865 $933
5 $56,758 $4,730 $2,183 $1,092
6 $65,046 $5,421 $2,502 $1,251
7 $73,334 $6,112 $2,821 $1,411
8 $81,622 $6,802 $3,140 $1,570
For each additional family member add... +$8,288 +$691 +$319 +$160
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