County of Marin Health and Human Services

Who is eligible for WIC?

Answer: 

Applicants must meet all of the following 5 criteria:

  1. Fall into one of the following categories: Pregnant Women, Breastfeeding Women up to 1 year from delivery, Postpartum Women up to 6 months from delivery, Infants, Children up to their 5th birthday
  2. Parents, step-parents, grandparents, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children under the age of 5 can apply.
  3. Live in California
  4. Income eligible (at or below 185% of Federal Poverty Guidelines or on Medicaid or food stamps)
  5. Have a nutritional need or risk.