The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. Foster children up to 5 years of age are also eligible. You must live in the state of Nebraska to receive Nebraska WIC benefits and fall within these income guidelines:
Effective July 2017
Family size: Annual; Monthly; Twice Monthly; Bi-Weekly; Weekly.
1: $22,311; $1,860; $930; $859; $430.
2: $30,044; $2,504; $1,252; $1,156; $578.
3: $37,777; $3,149; $1,575; $1,453; $727.
4: $45, 510; $3,793; $1,897; $1,751; $876.
5: $53,243; $4,437; $2,219; $2,048; $1,024.
6: $60,976; $5,082; $2,541; $2,346; $1,173.
7: $68,709; $5,726; $2,863; $2,643; $1,322.
Applicants residing in homeless facilities may receive WIC benefits provided that
the facility has been assessed by the local agency and approved as meeting the
conditions outlined in federal regulations for these facilities.
The WIC Program is offered through Western Community Health Resources, a department of Chadron Community Health Corporation at the following locations and times:
Gordon: 229 North Main Street, Every Thursday, 9:15 AM to 4 PM
Chadron: 300 Shelton Street, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
Alliance: 619 Box Butte Ave, Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Crawford: 11 Paddock Street, First Monday of every month, 9 AM to 12 PM
Please call (308) 432 8979 or stop in to make an appointment! We look forward to hearing from you!
Published: May 9, 2018