W.I.C. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
For public information and those affected by the government shut
down please be advised of WIC’s a fundamental eligibility requirement
which includes the following:
Pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding women, infants or child under
the age of 5 that are receiving ADC, SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid or
commodities are automatically eligible for WIC.
Certification documentation consists of one (1):
Proof of Residency which includes a utility/phone bill, rent/mortgage
receipt, school/voters registration PO Box receipt or community
Proof of Income which consists of two (2) check stubs on all household
income and if no income a written statement from whomever assists
with money for the month if not on (Foodstamps, Medicaid, TANF,
Commodities, etc). Note: If you have a “Notice of Action” form from the
Dept of Social Services, it has both residency and eligibility (case #) on it.
Proof of Eligibility requires a case number for Food Stamps, TANF,
Medicaid or Commodities
Proof of Identification for a newborn consists of a crib card, for children
a birth certificate, immunization record, baptismal record or social
security card and for women proof of identification includes a drivers
license, tribal ID, school ID, work ID or voters registration. Prenatal
documentation consists of a doctor’s statement with EDC.
The WIC Program is open and available to provide assistance. For more
information please contact the WIC Office at 747-2617.