The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program provides health and nutrition education, supplemental nutritious foods and other health-related services to low-income women and their children. The Kansas WIC program has helped hundreds of low-income families under the administration of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

The Kansas WIC Program provides benefits including:

  • Personalized nutrition information, tips for healthy eating and support
  • Breastfeeding information, resources and support
  • Health and nutrition classes on a variety of topics such as meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, shopping on a budget etc
  • Special checks and vouchers to purchase nutritious foods
  • Health screening and immunization referrals
  • Referral and assistance to other Kansas health and family programs

Who’s eligible to apply for the Kansas WIC Program?

WIC serves Kansas residents who are:

  • Pregnant Women
  • Breastfeeding Women (up to the child’s 1st birthday)
  • Postpartum Women (up to 6 months after giving birth)
  • Infants and Children (up to the child’s 5th birthday)

To qualify for the Kansas WIC Program, you also must:

  • Reside in the state of Kansas
  • Have a medical or nutritional need
  • Meet the WIC income eligibility guidelines (Below 185% of the federal poverty level)

If you think you qualify, contact the nearest WIC clinic in your area to make an appointment. At the appointment, you need to bring:

• Proof of identification and address (for you and for the child you are applying for)
• Proof of income
• Completed diet questionnaires

For more information on the Kansas WIC Program, visit their website or call (785) 296-1320.