Apply for WIC

Monthly benefits depend on the age of the child (from birth to a child’s 5th birthday) and the status of the mother (pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum). WIC services are provided by the seven Idaho public health districts and two Native American health agencies. There are more than 50 clinics located across the state.


In order to qualify for WIC you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a resident of Idaho
  • Meet income guidelines
  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Women who had a baby within the last six months
  • Parents, step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children up to their 5th birthday

Steps to apply:

  1. Find your local WIC clinic
  2. Contact the WIC clinic to set up your first appointment
  3. Determine what to bring to your first appointment
WIC income eligibility guidelines

July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 - based on maximum gross household income

Household size Per Week Per month Per Year
1 $519 $2,248 $26,973
2 $702 $3,041 $36,482
3 $885 $3,833 $45,991
4 $1068 $4,625 $55,500


For each additional person, add $9,509/year. Pregnant woman = 2 people.