Hernando County Health Department WIC
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The Official WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed. Check the Income Guidelines Table to see if you are eligible for WIC. This website was created for women looking for WIC information and locations. We are also working towards adding other locations and services that may help out women.
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WIC Eligibility Information
WIC is a nutrition program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding or who have recently been pregnant, infants & children under age 5.
WIC provides the following at no cost:
healthy foodsnutrition education and counseling
- breastfeeding support
- referrals to health care,
- immunizations, and community services
To be income-eligible for WIC:
You must have a total household income equal to or less than the amounts shown in the WIC Income Guidelines OR you are income-eligible if you are currently receiving Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Assistance.
However, you do not have to be on a public assistance program to qualify for WIC.
To apply for WIC:
Obtain your local WIC office telephone number or call toll free 1-800-342-3556 and say you want to apply for WIC.
The local WIC office will give you a date and time for a WIC certification visit.
At this visit, the household income and the medical/nutrition status of each applicant will be reviewed.
On that day, you will find out if you and your children are eligible for WIC.
What to bring to the WIC certification visit:
Bring EACH family member who is applying to receive WIC services.
Bring proof of ALL income for everyone in the household (before taxes and deductions are taken out).
Income includes such things as:
- child support and alimony,
- foster care payments,
- interest withdrawn,
- unemployment compensation, and military earnings;
- OR, if you receive Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Assistance, you are income eligible for WIC.
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