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.
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.
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/
Public Health Director
Kelli Johnson, RD,
(270) 781-8039, Ext. 142 Kelli.Johnson@barrenriverhealth.org
Rebecca Tyree, RN
(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