WIC Income Guidelines

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  (July 2016-June 2017)

Family Size Weekly Income (gross) Annual Income

1

$423

$21,978
2 $570

$29,637

3 $718 $37,296
4 $865 $44,955
5

$1012

$52,614
6 $1,160 $60,273
7 $1,307
$67,951
$1,455 $75,647
(Additional) +148 +7,696
                       

 

  • Income guidelines are increased July 1 every year

  • WIC income eligibility is based on 185% of US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines.

    • The WIC Program uses the same gross income criteria as free and reduced-price school lunches.   

    • Many working families qualify.  

    • Individuals who participate in other programs such as those listed below may automatically be income eligible. WIC staff will determine income eligibility during your appointment.

      • FoodShare

      • Medicaid 

      • BadgerCare Plus

      • Wisconsin Works Program (W-2)

      • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

      • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

  • A pregnant woman counts as two family members

  • Income Statement for Employer (F-40076) English (PDF, 18 KB), Spanish (PDF, 93 KB)