What is the income limit for WIC in Missouri?

Pregnant, or. Breastfeeding, or. Postpartum, or. A child 5 years old or younger….Who is eligible for this program?

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $23,828
2 $32,227
3 $40,626
4 $49,025

Who is eligible for WIC in Missouri?

The Missouri WIC program provides supplemental food, health care referrals, nutrition education, and breastfeeding promotion and support to eligible pregnant women, new mothers, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five (5).

How much can you make to qualify for WIC?

Income Eligibility Guidelines (effective 07/01/20 – 06/30/2021)

Annually Monthly
Family of 1 $23,606 $1,968
Family of 2 31,894 2,658
Family of 3 40,182 3,349
Family of 4 48,470 4,040

What kind of formula does WIC provide in Missouri?

Missouri WIC will issue Similac Advance, Similac Sensitive, Similac Total Comfort, Similac Soy Isomil, and Similac for Spit-Up under the new infant formula contract.

How long can I get WIC?

How long can I receive WIC benefits? Providing you continue to meet the income eligibility guidelines and schedule your WIC appointments, pregnant women can receive WIC benefits for up to six months after the birth of their baby or up to a year if they are breastfeeding.

Does WIC affect your taxes?

WIC participation will not affect your taxes.

What do you need to know about WIC?

WIC assists pregnant women, women who have recently given birth, infants and children under the age of 5 years old. Participants are required to meet income guidelines, show proof of state residency and be considered a “nutritional risk.” WIC will provide a free health assessment to determine if you are considered…

What does WIC consider as income?

WIC benefits are made available based on federal income guidelines. Income includes all cash before taxes earned by anyone who lives in the household. It also includes money from other sources such as Social Security benefits, public assistance, alimony or child support payments and unemployment compensation.

Is it “easy” to get WIC?

They have income guidelines that you have to meet and once you go over them you are done. You have to recertify every couple of months. (My office is right next door to the local WIC office….so I have learned alot about the program). Yes it very easy to get WIC, also the income guidelines are pretty generous.

What documents do you need to bring in for WIC?

All individuals who will be seen that day

  • Proof of identity for the individual to be enrolled Picture ID Birth certificate Crib card (for infants) Immunization or medical record Current Medicaid card
  • Proof of Virginia residency Driver’s license Utility bill Pay stub Other official documentation that includes your current name and address.