The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is a special supplemental nutrition program that aims to educate mothers, children and infants about their general health through online/offline classes and counseling. The state of Delaware, under the administration of the Delaware Health and Social Services has their own WIC Program to offer their residents.

Who qualifies for the Delaware WIC Program?

  • Pregnant Women: All throughout pregnancy, when pregnancy ends and up to half a year after giving birth
  • Breastfeeding Women: Up to her child’s first birthday
  • Postpartum Women who are not breastfeeding: After pregnancy ends or up to half a year after birth 
  • Children: Up to their fifth birthday

Delaware WIC Program Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the state’s WIC Program, you must:

  • Be a resident of Delaware
  • Have a nutritional risk
  • Meet the WIC income eligibility guidelines. (at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level). To know more about how to determine your income eligibility, visit the Delaware WIC Program webpage.

If you meet these requirements, call your local WIC clinic to make an appointment. At the appointment, you must bring the following:

  • Proof of income (paycheck, recent tax return or a letter from your employer)
  • Proof of identity and address (valid IDs and other documents that has your current physical address)
  • Proof of pregnancy (doctor’s slip verifying that you are with child)

For questions, concerns and other inquiries about the Delaware WIC Program, visit their website or call (302) 741-2913.