WIC Application Instructions

In order to apply for WIC in state of Washington, you will have to schedule an appointment with your nearest WIC clinic. You can find contact information about WIC clinic in your area using this link: www.resources.parenthelp123.org/service/wic-nutrition-program-for-women-infants-children.

If you need help to locate a clinic near you, call at 1-800-322-2588 to get the information.

Information about your interview:

After you schedule an appointment, you will have to attend the interview. Don't forget to take your child with you if you have applied for him or her since WIC staff will need to screen them for health risk.

You will also have to take certain documents with you when visiting WIC clinic for scheduled appointment. You can ask WIC staff at the time of fixing appointment about specific documents that you need to take. Generally, you will have to take documents to show:

  • Proof of identification: Take documents necessary to prove your identification. You can use a valid driver's license, social security card, medical card, birth certificate, immunization record, or military ID to prove your identification. For infants, you will have to bring ID bracelet or hospital crib card to verify their identity.
  • Proof of residence: You current utility bill, medical card, driver's license, and rental or mortgage deed/receipt all can be used to establish your residence. When going to the interview, take any one of them with you.
  • Proof of income: To prove that you're eligible for WIC program, you will have to take your proof of income with you when going for the interview. Paychecks, gross income letter from employer, and letter of unemployment are some of the documents that can be used for proving your income. To know what exact documents to take, contact your local WIC office.

Eligibility Requirements

State of Washington WIC is only available to certain low-income individuals and families. The program addresses:

  • Women (pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding)
  • Infants up to the age of 1 year
  • Children up the age of 5 years

Those falling within these categories will additionally need to meet the following two requirements:

  • Have to be a resident of State of Washington
  • Have to meet income guidelines

Income guidelines

Those looking to receive WIC benefits in State of Washington will have to have their monthly income within the following limits.

Household Size Monthly Income Limit
1 $1,732
2 $2,333
3 $2,944
4 $3,554
5 $4,165
6 $4,775
7 $5,386
8 $5,996
9 $6,606
10 $7,216

If your household has more members, then add $610 in monthly income limit for each additional person in the household.