Eligibility

To qualify for WIC, individuals must meet categorical, residential, and financial requirements.

1. Categorical
Applicants for the NYS WIC Program must be:

  • A pregnant woman;
  • An infant or child up to 5 years old;
  • A mother of an infant up to 6 months old; or
  • A breastfeeding mother with an infant up to 12 months old.
  • A father or caretaker applying for their children.

2. Residential

  • Applicants must be a resident of New York State.

3. Financial

  • Applicants must meet income eligibility guidelines (see table below) or receive Medicaid, SNAP (Food Stamps), or TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families).

Effective through June 30, 2018.

Select the number of people in your household.
Gross household income.

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Ithaca Festival Parade with WIC!

The Tompkins County WIC office will be taking part in the Ithaca Festival Parade on June 2nd and is looking for participants to march with us to support WIC and breastfeeding! Click on link to see attached poster for details.

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Clinic Closure

The clinic is open on Wednesday May 10th from 8:30am-12:30pm and will be closed for the remainder of the day. The clinic will reopen on Thursday May 11th at 8:00am.

Tip: Have fun with your Food!!

Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to create fun shapes out of whole wheat bread. Top with berries or nut butter for added flavor.   Come up with more fun food ideas. Have fun with the kids and come with more activities!!

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