Ohio WIC Program Eligibility

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women; women who recently had a baby; infants birth through 12 months; children age 1 to 5 years; who are:

    • Present at the clinic appointment, and provide proof of identity;

    • Residents of the State of Ohio;

    • Determined by health professionals to be at medical/nutritional risk; and

    • Meets income guidelines - 185 percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.


Ohio WIC Program Income Guidelines:

In order to be eligible for WIC, the gross countable income of the economic unit, of which the applicant/participant is a member, must be less than or equal to the Ohio WIC program income guidelines for economic unit size provided in the following chart. WIC income guidelines are updated each year.