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WIC Program
The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children. 

WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition services. WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding.

To be eligible for WIC benefits in Wisconsin, a person must meet the following requirements:

  • be a pregnant, breastfeeding or new mother; be an infant up to age one; or be a child up to age 5; and
  • be a resident of Wisconsin; and
  • be income eligible; and
  • have a health or nutrition need.

WI WIC Income Eligibility Criteria

WIC income eligibility is based on 185% of US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines.

  • The WIC Program uses the same gross income criteria as free and reduced-price school lunches.   
  • Many working families qualify.  
  • Individuals who participate in other programs such as those listed below may automatically be income eligible. WIC staff will determine income eligibility during your appointment.
    • FoodShare
    • Medicaid 
    • BadgerCare Plus
    • Wisconsin Works Program (W-2)
    • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
For specific income levels by family size, consult the WIC income eligibility table:

How to Apply

To apply for WIC, contact Clark County Nutrition and WIC Services by calling 1-888-298-5299

To find out more about WIC and other programs for which you may be eligible, call toll-free: 1-800-722-2295 (the Maternal and Child Health Hotline). The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. TTY and interpreter services are available.

Click on this link for more information on the WIC program

Clark County Courthouse
Hours:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
517 Court St., Room 301
Neillsville, WI 54456
Phone: (715) 743-5148
Fax: (715) 743-5154