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SD Dept of Health

SD Dept of Health
WIC Program Announces New Income Guidelines
News Staff - April 21, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Health has released new income guidelines for the WIC Program effective May 1, 2017.

 

WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provided at no cost to eligible moms, babies and children. Its goal is to offer education on healthy eating, nutrition and breastfeeding, make referrals to other services and help improve health by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets.

If your family income does not exceed the following amounts for the size of your family, you could qualify for WIC:

 


Family Size

185% of Federal Poverty Level


Family Size

185% of Federal Poverty Level

1

$22,311

6

$60,976

2

$30,044

7

$68,709

3

$37,777

8

$76,442

4

$45,510

9

$84,175

5

$53,243

10

$91,908

 

To find out if you or your children are eligible for the WIC Program, call for an appointment at your local WIC Office/Community Health Services Office. Offices can be found under the county listings in your phone book or on the web at http://sdwic.org/locations/.

 

WIC is an equal opportunity provider. More information about the program is available at http://sdwic.org/.



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