How long can I be on WIC?
  • Pregnant women are certified for their pregnancy and up to six weeks postpartum.
  • By 6 weeks postpartum they must be recertified as a postpartum woman or breastfeeding woman.
  • Non-breastfeeding postpartum women are certified until six months postpartum.
  • Breastfeeding postpartum women are certified until their infants are one year old.
  • Infants are certified up to one year old.
  • Children are certified every six months until five years of age.

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To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll-free at 866-632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339; or 800-845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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1. What is WIC?
2. Who can apply for WIC?
3. Who is eligible for WIC?
4. What does WIC provide?
5. How do I apply for WIC?
6. What do I need to bring to my appointment?
7. What are some examples of these kinds of proof?
8. What happens at the WIC appointment?
9. How long can I be on WIC?
10. Where can I use my WIC vouchers?