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 May 15, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Household Size Yearly Monthly Bi-weekly Weekly

1

$23,107

$1,926

$889

$445

2

$31,284

$2,607

$1,204

$602

3

$39,461

$3,289

$1,518

$759

4

$47,638

$3,970

$1,833

$917

5

$55,815

$4,652

$2,147

$1,074

6

$63,992

$5,333

$2,462

$1,231

7

$72,169

$6,015

$2,776

$1,338

8

$80,356

$6,696

$3,091

$1,546

For each additional family member add

+$8,177

+$682

+$315

+$158

 

Eligibility:

  • Must reside in Massachusetts
  • Household income at or below 185% of the federal poverty level
  • A woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Parent, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under five years of age
  • 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
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Contact:

(413) 534-2460
300 High Street, 1st Floor
Holyoke, MA 01040

(413) 612-0214
35 Mr. Carmel Avenue, 2nd Floor
Chicopee, MA 01013

(413) 589-1551
14 Chestnut Place
Ludlow, MA 01056

(413) 568-1007
70 Court Street
Westfield, MA  1085

Click on the program name below to learn more about the other food and nutrition services we offer:

Upcoming WIC Events

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