Resource | Policy Memos | 2017-2
State Agency Compliance with Split Tender Implementation Requirements

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide State agencies operating the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) with information regarding compliance with split tender transactions. 

Resource | Notices
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 | Notices
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 | Notices
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 | Policy Memos | 2016-3
WIC 2016-2017 Income Eligibility Guidelines

This policy memorandum transmits the 2016-2017 Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEGs) for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) that were published in the Federal Register on March 18, 2016.

Resource | Notices
WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 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 | Notices
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 | Notices
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.