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WIC - Qualifications

How to qualify for WIC benefits

You must:
 - Live in NYS.  (U.S. Citizenship or legal residency is not
   required.)
 - Meet the income guidelines set by the

   federal government.
 

 Income guidelines: (effective through 6/30/2017)

 

 

Gross Income

Household Size

Annual

Monthly

Twice-Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

1

$21,978

$1,832

$916

$846

$423

2

29,637

2,470

1,235

1,140

570

3

37,296

3,108

1,554

1,435

718

4

44,955

3,747

1,874

1,730

865

5

52,614

4,385

2,193

2,024

1,012

6

60,273

5,023

2,512

2,319

1,160

7

67,951

5,663

2,832

2,614

1,307

8

75,647

6,304

3,152

2,910

1,455

For each additional member, add:

+$7,696

+$642

+$321

+$296

+$148


 

A person may be eligible for WIC if they receive:

  - Medicaid (or)

  - Food Stamps/SNAP (or)

  - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
 

You can contact the Chemung County WIC office at (607) 737-2039.

The Chemung County WIC office FAX number is: (607) 737-3693


 
 

Chemung County Health Center
103 Washington Street
Elmira, NY

Public Health
607.737.2028
cchd@co.chemung.ny.us

Environmental Health
607.737.2019
ehs@co.chemung.ny.us
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