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

May 15, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Household size Yearly Monthly Bi-weekly Weekly
1 $23,107 $1,926 $889 $445
2 $31,284 $2,607 $1,204 $602
3 $39,461 $3,289 $1,518 $759
4 $47,638 $3,970 $1,833 $917
5 $55,815 $4,652 $2,147 $1,074
6 $63,992 $5,333 $2,462 $1,231
7 $72,169 $6,015 $2,776 $1,388
8 $80,346 $6,696 $3,091 $1,546
For each additional family member add... +$8,177 +$682 +$315 +$158
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