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 10, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Household size Yearly Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $22,459 $1,872 $864 $432
2 $30,451 $2,538 $1,172 $586
3 $38,443 $3,204 $1,479 $740
4 $46,435 $3,870 $1,786 $893
5 $54,427 $4,536 $2,094 $1,047
6 $62,419 $5,202 $2,401 $1,201
7 $70,411 $5,868 $2,709 $1,355
8 $78,403 $6,534 $3,016 $1,508
For each additional family member add... +$7,992 +$666 +$308 +$154

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