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Environmental Health, Personal Health, Public Health Administration and WIC

Public Health and Legislative Building
Location - 314 W. Main Street (Rose Street Entrance)
Mail - P.O. Box 1753
Walla Walla, WA  99362

Contact Information
Phone  509.524.2650
Fax       509.524.2678
E-mail
health@co.walla-walla.wa.us

WIC Contact Information
Phone  509.524.2680
Fax       509.524.2681

Office Hours
Mon-Tue-Wed  8:00 - 5:00
Thurs   9:00 - 5:00
Fri  8:00 - 5:00
Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

WIC
Women Infants and Children

Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible for WIC benefits if you meet the following criteria:

• Live in Washington State
• Are pregnant, a new mother, or a child under five years of age
• Meet the income guidelines below

The income guidelines for WIC (effective April 15, 2013–March 31, 2014)

Household
or family size*

Gross income**
per year

Gross income**
per month

1

$21,257

$1,722

2

$28,694

$2,392

3

$36,131

$3,011

4

$43,568

$3,631

5

$51,005

$4,251

6

$58,442

$4,871

7

$65,879

$5,490

 

*A household is defined as a group of related or non-related individuals, who usually, although not necessarily, are living together and share income.

**Gross income is income before taxes and deductions.

  • If you receive Basic Food Program benefits, Medical Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) you are income eligible for WIC.
  • Foster children under age five and foster teens who are pregnant are income eligible for WIC.
  • A woman who is pregnant is counted as a family of two. If she is having twins, she is counted as a family of three.

Please always defer to the WA State WIC program eligibility web page for the latest eligibility information.

http://www.doh.wa.gov/cfh/wic/eligibility.htm

Learn how to apply for WIC
Read about WIC participants' rights and responsibilities...coming soon.

Please click this link for more information about the
Washington State DOH WIC Nutrition Program
What is WIC? - http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/WIC.aspx

 

Updated: 5/21/2013