Prepare for Your WIC Appointment

Proof of pregnancy is not required.

Proof of Identity Examples

  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver's License
  • Montana Medicaid card/HMK Plus
  • Passport
  • Photo ID
  • School ID
  • Social Security card
  • Tribal ID

Proof of Identity for Child Examples

  • Birth certificate/record
  • Foster care/adoption papers
  • Healthy Montana Kids Plus card
  • Shot/immunization records
  • Social Security card

Proof of Residency Examples

  • Lease/housing agreement
  • Mortgage statement
  • Note from landlord
  • Rent receipt
  • Utility bill (power, water, cable)

Proof of Household Income for All People Living in Your House Examples

  • Additional income information (Child Support, Unemployment, etc.)
  • One month of most current documented income (paystubs)
  • Proof of adjunctive eligibility (SNAP, HMK Plus, Medicaid, TANF, FDPIR, School Lunch)
  • Recent 1040 tax statement

Special Formula for Infants May Require a Prescription

At your first appointment, your paperwork will be reviewed, some basic measurements will be taken, you will meet with our health educator, and you'll receive your WIC food benefits.

These classes will teach participants more about:

  • Complete each class and receive a certificate and free cookbook!
  • How to plan meals
  • Nutritious foods
  • Safe food preparation and storage
  • Shopping for you and your family

Note: Bring your child/children to the WIC appointment. Please bring immunization record for all children on WIC.

WIC Benefits Include

  • Access to health care programs plus referral to private and public health care providers if needed
  • Breastfeeding education and support.
  • Food vouchers for supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as iron-fortified cereal, milk and cheese, eggs, 100% juice, peanut butter, canned or dried beans, infant formula, fruits and vegetables, and whole grains
  • Nutrition assessment, learning and guidance to improve eating behavior;