Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. WIC Clinic
800 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK - 99559
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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.
Office Information: Hours of Opperation:Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. (Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
WIC – Women, Infants & Children
It is not unusual to find children living in the YK Delta who have an unhealthy weight—nearly half of all children ages 2 to 5 enrolled in YKHC’s WIC Program are either overweight or obese. With high rates of overweight and obesity among children, world health experts are predicting that this generation of children will be the first to live shorter lives than their parents.
USDA policy requires that applicants must apply in person for WIC benefits at their local WIC clinic. Parents not wanting to bring their newborns in to the WIC clinic have a 60-day period during which the newborn must be seen at the WIC clinic.
What to bring to your WIC appointment
Applicants must bring proof of income, residence, and identification to their WIC appointment.
Examples of proof of income:
A current pay stub less than 60 days oldA signed statement from an employer indicating gross income earnings for a specified pay periodCurrent W-2 formsAn income tax return for the most current yearProof of Medicaid, TANF, or Food Stamps
Examples of proof of residence:
Pieces of mail that include the client s current address (e.g. current utility bill, bank statement, etc.)A valid driver s license with the current addressA mortgage/rental agreement
Examples of proof of identification:
A valid driver licenseA social security cardA valid U.S. passportA current shot recordA military IDA newborn crib card
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