Do I Qualify?
You may be eligible for WIC if you
- Are pregnant
- Are breastfeeding a baby under the age of one
- Had a baby within the last six months
- Have a child under the age of five
- Experienced a pregnancy loss/termination
WIC is available to anyone who lives in California and meets the program guidelines regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability. We welcome newly pregnant individuals, military families, working families, migrant families, fathers, foster parents and legal guardians with eligible children. Families who receive Medi-Cal/Medicaid, CalFresh/SNAP, or CalWorks qualify. Immigrants can access WIC without fear of immigration consequences.
To qualify for WIC, your current income must be equal to or less than the amounts below.
Current income is based on the household’s total income received before taxes in the month (30 days) before applying for WIC.
Gross Income Guidelines*
|More than 5||Add per additional member|
|+ $183||+ $793||+ $9,509|
*Income based on 185% Federal Poverty Level, effective April 1, 2023.
**Unborn children should be counted in household size.