WIC enrollment via state-level data matching with SNAP & Medicaid grant RFA frequently asked questions.
Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must meet income guidelines, a state residency requirement, and be individually determined to be at "nutritional risk" by a health professional.
USDA proposed rule to streamline and modernize WIC and offer online shopping to participants. The proposed changes aim to ease stores’ administrative requirements, creates state positions to improve customer experience. Questions and answers regarding the proposed rule can be found on this page.
FNS is recommending science-based updates to the food provided to WIC participants to best meet their nutritional needs and foster healthy growth and development.
With the recent passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to assist with the novel coronavirus public health emergency, WIC received an increase in funding for the program as well as increased ability to provide states with the flexibilities they need to support mothers, infants and children that rely on WIC.
Verification of Certification Webinar Frequently Ask Questions
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WIC Food Packages State Agency Frequently Asked Questions
This policy memorandum provides guidance for WIC state and local agencies in determining income eligibility for state and federal employees in instances where such employees experience a temporary decrease in earning due to being furloughed or having their pay deferred because of a state budget impasse or the temporary shutdown of the agency were they are employed, without pay.
This policy memorandum updates our response to an issue regarding incentive items that was addressed in Final WIC Policy Memorandum #2002-1, includes answers to other questions that have been raised since the issuance of that policy memorandum, and incorporates the original and new questions and answers in a new format.