WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to healthcare and other services free of charge to qualified Massachusetts families. WIC serves low- to moderate-income people in critical stages of growth and development.

WIC offers:

  • Personalized nutrition education and counseling, including breastfeeding support
  • WIC card to redeem at participating grocery stores and pharmacies for nutritious foods and infant formula/baby foods
  • Referrals to other healthcare and social service agencies

Click here to apply for WIC online!


WIC Income Guidelines 

*Effective  June 10, 2020-June 30, 2021
Household Size Yearly Monthly Bi-weekly Weekly

1

$23,606

$1,968

$908

$454

2

$31,894

$2,658

$1,227

$614

3

$40,182

$3,349

$1,546

$773

4

$48,470

$4,040

$1,865

$933

5

$56,758

$4,730

$2,183

$1,092

6

$65,046

$5,421

$2,502

$1,251

7

$73,334

$6,112

$2,821

$1,411

8

$81,622

$6,802

$3,140

$1,570

For each additional family member add

+$8,288

+$691

+$319

+$160

Eligibility:

  • Must reside in Massachusetts
  • Household income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level
  • A woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding
  • A parent, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian can apply for infants and children under five years old
  • If you receive Traditional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or MassHealth (Medicaid), you are automatically income-eligible
  • Foster children under age 5 are automatically eligible

Events

Locations

Valley Opportunity Council-WIC Office
300 High Street 1st Floor Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
Phone: 413-534-2460
Valley Opportunity Council-WIC Office
300 High Street 1st Floor Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
Phone: 413-534-2460
Valley Opportunity Council-WIC Office
35 Mt. Carmel Avenue 2nd Floor Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013
Phone: (413) 612-0214
Valley Opportunity Council-WIC Office
35 Mt. Carmel Avenue 2nd Floor Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013
Phone: (413) 612-0214
Healthsouth
14 Chestnut Place Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056
Phone: (413) 589-1551
Healthsouth
14 Chestnut Place Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056
Phone: (413) 589-1551
Westfield Professional Center
70 Court Street Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
Phone: (413) 568-1007
Westfield Professional Center
70 Court Street Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
Phone: (413) 568-1007

Resources

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