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

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:

WIC prescreening tool

Check to see if you may be eligible for WIC benefits with the WIC prescreening tool.

Income eligibility guidelines

Household size Yearly Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $22,311 $1,860 $859 $430
2 $30,044 $2,504 $1,156 $578
3 $37,777 $3,149 $1,453 $727
4 $45,510 $3,793 $1,751 $876
5 $53,243 $4,437 $2,048 $1,024
6 $60,976 $5,082 $2,346 $1,173
7 $68,709 $5,726 $2,643 $1,322
8 $76,442 $6,371 $2,941 $1,471
For each additional family member add... +$7,733 +$645 +$298 +$149

 

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