WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well and stay healthy.
WIC provides low-income women, infants, and children under 5 with nutrition education, vouchers for nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, a review of immunization records, and referrals to other helpful agencies.
To schedule an appointment at a local WIC clinic or for more information, call 801-WIC-KIDS (942-5437).
To be eligible for WIC, you must be one of the following:
You must also meet income guidelines. Income is based on gross income and frequency of pay. Applicants are automatically income-eligible if they participate in Medicaid, Food Stamps, or the Family Employment Program (TANF); you will need to bring proof that you are on one of these programs to your appointment.
WIC counts an unborn baby as a household member.
For July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, WIC income eligibility guidelines are:
To apply for WIC, schedule an application appointment by either:
When you come for your appointment, be sure to bring the following items. Missing items may prevent you from qualifying for WIC or may require you to make another appointment at a later date.
Applicants are automatically income eligible if they participate in Medicaid, Food Stamps or the Family Employment Program (TANF)
Give your baby the best: breastfeed!
WIC participants receive:
local WIC clinic and ask to speak with a lactation educator.
You can also get breastfeeding support after-hours, from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, by calling 385-468-4105 or texting 801-450-8039. Support is available in English and Spanish.
Salt Lake-area breast pump rental and purchase informationLa Leche League International (worldwide breastfeeding support group)
If your patient has a medical need for specific formula or food from WIC, complete the appropriate form(s) below and give the completed form(s) to the patient to bring to her WIC appointment.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form orletter to us by
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.