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WIC is available to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. To participate these persons must:

  1. Live in North Carolina
  2. Have a family income less than 185% of the US Poverty Income Guidelines. A person receiving Medicaid, Work First Families Assistance (TANF), or assistance from the NC Food and Nutrition Services automatically meets the income eligibility requirement
  3. Be at nutritional risk. A nutritionist or other health professional makes the nutritional risk assessment at no cost to the participant, usually at the WIC office

185% of Poverty Income Guidelines based on family size

Income Eligibility Chart (Effective June 22, 2020)

Maximum Gross Income
Size of Economic Unit**AnnualMonthlyWeeklyBi-WeeklyTwice Monthly
1 23,606 1,968 454 908 984
2 31,894 2,658 614 1,227 1,329
3 40,182 3,349 773 1,546 1,675
4 48,470 4,040 933 1,865 2,020
5 56,758 4,730 1,092 2,183 2,365
6 65,046 5,421 1,251 2,502 2,711
7 73,334 6,112 1,411 2,821 3,056
8 81,622 6,802 1,570 3,140 3,401
9 89,910 7,493 1,730 3,459 3,747
10 98,198 8,184 1,889 3,777 4,092
11 106,486 8,874 2,048 4,096 4,437
12 114,774 9,565 2,208 4,415 4,783
13 123,062 10,256 2,367 4,734 5,128
14 131,350 10,946 2,526 5,052 5,473
15 139,638 11,637 2,686 5,371 5,819
16 147,926 12,328 2,845 5,690 6,164
For each additional
member of economic unit, add:
$8,288 $691 $160 $319 $346

Note: A person who currently receives Medicaid, Work First, or Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps) automatically meets the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.The guidelines are published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

For more information please call our WIC office 910-893-7570.

 
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