WIC Eligibility Guidelines

The Virginia WIC Program serves low-income pregnant, lactating and postpartum women and children up to age five.

Are you eligible for WIC?

  • To be eligible for WIC, you must be pregnant, breastfeeding, just had a baby or have a child under 5.
  • Be a resident of Virginia.
  • You must have a nutritional need (this is determined at your local WIC clinic).
  • Your income* must be within the following guidelines:

WIC Income Guide

(Effective from April 15, 2015 – June 30, 2016)

 

Persons in Family
or Household Size

Annual

Monthly

Twice-Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

1 $21,590 $1,800 $900 $831 $416
2 29,101 2,426 1,213 1,120 560
3 36,612 3,051 1,526 1,409 705
4 44,123 3,677 1,839 1,698 849
5 51,634 4,303 2,152 1,986 993
6 59,145 4,929 2,465 2,275 1,138
7 66,656 5,555 2,778 2,564 1,282
8 74,167 6,181 3,091 2,853 1,427
Each Add’l Member Add +$7,511 +626 +313 +289 +145

 

Count a pregnant woman as 2

For each additional family member, add $7,437 to the yearly income. (For example, a family of 9 making $80,753 a year is income eligible for WIC. Certification to the program is based upon residential eligibility, categorical eligibility, income eligibility (185% of poverty) and nutritional need based on a medical/nutritional assessment.

*Income for determining eligibility is the gross income based on USDA guidelines for the WIC Program.

 

WIC Services

Contact Us

Health

Henrico Health Dept.
West Clinic

8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico, VA 23228

Henrico Health Dept.
East Clinic

1400 N. Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA 23223

West End Main
(804) 501-4522
West End Clinic
(804) 501-4651
East End Clinic
(804) 652-3190

Shrader Rd WIC
(804) 501-1610
East End WIC
(804) 652-3180

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Shrader Road WIC
7740 Shrader Rd, Suite B
Henrico, VA 23228

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