Women, Infants, and Children

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:

  • Massachusetts resident
  • You are a pregnant, postpartum, or breast-feeding woman, an infant or child under 5 years old
  • Have a nutritional need
  • Have a household income that is less than or equal to the income guidelines below
Household SizeYearlyMonthlyWeekly
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.

Program Hours:

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

Thursday
10:00am-6:30pm

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