Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

508-992-6553

Women, Infants, and Children

WIC-Nutrition & Support for Families

WIC (Women Infants, and Children) is a free nutrition program that provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and healthcare to Massachusetts' families who qualify.

The goal of WIC is to ensure the health and well-being of pregnant and breastfeeding women and their children.

WIC Qualifications:

Household Size Yearly Monthly Weekly
1 $21,978 $1,832 $423
2 $29,637 $2,470 $570
3 $37,269 $3,108 $718
4 $44,955 $3,747 $865
5 $52,614 $4,385 $1,012
6 $60,273 $5,023 $1,160
7 $67,951 $5,663 $1,307
8 $75,647 $6,304 $1,455
For each additional
family member, add:
$7,696 $642 148

Total Income Guidelines: April 11, 2016 – June 30, 2017

You are automatically income eligible for WIC if you currently receive TAFDC, Food Stamps or Medicaid.

Fathers, guardians, or foster parents may apply for WIC for their children at the WIC website, or by calling 508-997-1500 or 1-800-WIC-1007.

More WIC links

Program Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 8:00am–4:30pm

Thursday
10:00am-6:30pm

Apply for WIC

To apply for WIC,
call 1-800-WIC-1007
or contact a WIC Program in your community.

The Health Center’s WIC phone (508) 997-1500

 

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