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WIC Guidelines

Applying For WIC

How To Apply for WIC Benefits

Contact the WIC Program or Local Health Department Listing serving your area or use the link below to see if you qualify.

You will be asked to provide proper ID, proof of residence and information about your household income to help determine if you meet program guidelines.

Most applicants are eligible for WIC who receive KTAP, food stamps or Medicaid, or

  • Are pregnant or have a pregnant woman or infant in the family who receives Medicaid, or
  • Have a member of your family who receives KTAP, 
  • Have a household income at or below 185 percent of poverty.

Successful applicants will be given a simple health and diet screening to assess nutritional or health needs.

WIC Income Guidelines

Use the WIC Prescreening Tool to see if you may be eligible.


Related Links

Non-Discrimination Statement

 

WIC
is Growing Healthy Families


WIC is another way to do something good for your family. WIC provides healthy foods – including fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains ……and much more.

  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Breastfeeding Counseling and support
  • Health Screening
  • Referrals to Health Services

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, just had a baby or have children under the age of 5 years you may qualify.

 

WIC Income Guidelines*

Effective 4/1/2013 – March 31, 2014

 

Household Size       

Week

Month

Year

         1 person

  $  409

$1,772

 $21,257

         2

      552

2,392

28,694

         3

      695

3,011

36,131

         4

      838

3,631

43,568

         5

      981

4,251

51,005

         6

    1,124

4,871

58,442

         7

    1,267

   5,490

   65,879

         8

    1,410

   6,110

   73,316

 

 

*Persons who receive Medicaid or Food Stamp benefits automatically meet income requirements.

 


For more information or to make an appointment call your local health department:

 

Barren           651-8321                              Logan           726-8341

Butler            526-3221                              Metcalfe        432-3214

Edmonson     597-2194                            Simpson        586-8261

Hart               524-2511                               Warren          781-2490

 

 

 

BARREN RIVER DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT (303)

1109 State Street
P. O. Box 1157
Bowling Green, KY 42102-1157 (270) 781-8039
Fax: (270) 796-8946
http://www.barrenriverhealth.org/

Dennis Chaney

Public Health Director

DennisR.Chaney@barrenriverhealth.org

Kelli Johnson, RD,

Breastfeeding Coordinator
(270) 781-8039, Ext. 142
Kelli.Johnson@barrenriverhealth.org

Rebecca Tyree, RN

WIC Coordinator
(270) 781-8039, Ext. 161
Rebecca.Tyree@barrenriverhealth.org

Amy Meador, RD, LD

Nutrition Education Coordinator (270) 781-8039, Ext. 158 AmyL.Meador@barrenriverhealth.org

Diane Sprowl/Susan Brown

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Supervisors

Diane.Sprowl@barrenriverhealth.org susan.brown@barrenriverhealth.org