Applying for WIC

Who is Eligible to Apply for and Receive WIC Benefits?

Pregnant women
Women who have delivered a child within the last six months
Breastfeeding women who have delivered a child within the last year
Infants and children under five years old

To be eligible, people in these categories must:

Have a medical condition or limited access to nutrition that places their health at risk
Live in New Jersey and provide proof of residency
Meet income guidelines

What to Bring to a WIC Appointment

When you visit your local WIC agency or WIC clinic for the appointment you've scheduled, please ensure that all applicants in the family, including children, are present for the appointment.
You will also need to bring the following materials:

Proof of identity
Proof of pregnancy
Proof of income
Proof of residency
Your health care referral form (if completed by your doctor or other health care provider)

Your children's Universal Child Health Record (UHCR)

How to complete the UCHR

Your children's vaccination records