Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - Third National Survey of WIC Participants (NSWP-III)

This collection is a new collection to conduct the Third National Survey of WIC Participants (NSWP-III).

Resource | Policy Memos | 2016-5
Separation of Duties

It is critical for WIC State agencies to recognize that in order to maintain the integrity of the WIC Program, adequate safeguards must be in place to prevent fraud and abuse.  Therefore, WPM 2016-5, Separation of Duties, provides additional clarification on this issue.

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - WIC Loving Support Award of Excellence

This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection for awarding local agencies for excellence in WIC breastfeeding services and support.

Resource | Policy Memos | 2016-4
Verification of Certification

This memorandum provides guidance for all State agencies administering the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) related to the issuance, acceptance, and confirmation of Verification of Certification (VOC) when a WIC participant moves from one service delivery area to another, particularly in the case of participants that move from one State to another.

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - Special Nutrition Programs Quick Response Surveys

 This is a new generic clearance that will allow the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to quickly collect and analyze specific information from State and local administrators of the Special Nutrition Programs (SNP), including the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Summer Food Service Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Food Distribution on Indian Reservation, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and the Emergency Food Assistance Program. 

Resource | Notices
WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (2016-2017)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announces adjusted income eligibility guidelines to be used by State agencies in determining the income eligibility of persons applying to participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC).

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Study

This information includes, at a minimum, income and nutritional risk characteristics of participants, information on breastfeeding incidence and duration, and participation in the program by category (pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children) within each priority level (as established in 7 CFR 246.7 (e)(4)) and by migrant farmworker households. The study affirms USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services' fourth strategic goal for 2014-2018: to ensure all of America's children have access to safe, nutritious, and balanced meals.

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Study

The data in the proposed data collection is used to estimate budgets, submit civil rights reporting, identify needs for research, and review current and proposed WIC policies and procedures. FNS uses this data to produce the WIC PC reports which provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date statistics on WIC.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Implementation of Electronic Benefit Transfer-Related Provisions

This final rule considers public comments submitted in response to the proposed rule published Feb. 28, 2013 and implements the provisions set forth in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 related to electronic benefit transfer (EBT) for the WIC Program.

Resource | Comment Request
Comment Request - WIC Program Regulations

This notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection to add the submittal of Authorized Product Lists in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) into the collection.