WIC Eligibility & How to Apply

WIC Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for WIC benefits, a person must meet the following criteria:

Must be one of the following:

  • A pregnant woman
  • A breastfeeding woman
  • A woman who recently had a baby or whose pregnancy ended early
  • An infant, birth to 12 months, or
  • A child, up to age 5 years

Must meet all of the following:

  • Must reside in Montana
  • Must meet income requirements (PDF)
  • Determined by a health professional to be at medical or nutritional risk
  • Montana WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (Applicable July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021)

Guidelines can be found on the Montana Department of Health and Human Services website (PDF).

How to Apply

Find a WIC clinic near you: City-County Health Department!

  • Check income with eligibility guidelines
  • Obtain paperwork
  • Complete paperwork
  • Call 406-454-6953 to make an appointment
  • Attend WIC clinic
  • Bring children and get measurements
  • Visit with nutrition educators
  • Receive food vouchers