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The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program joined Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties in 1995 to provide women and their families with nutrition education to promote healthy lives.

Who is eligible for WIC?
Planned Parenthood WIC serves women and children who live in Orange County, are at nutritional risk, and meet income guidelines, including:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women up to 1 year after giving birth
  • Non-breastfeeding women up to 6 months after giving birth
  • Infants and children under 5 years old
  • All foster children under 5 years old
  • Single fathers may receive vouchers for eligible infants/children
  • Families living in the U.S. undocumented or who have applied for citizenship (Their application or legal status will not be jeopardized in any way).

Military families, foster parents, and grandparents are eligible for WIC benefits and encouraged to apply.

For more information, call 714.973.2411 or email us at WIC@pposbc.org.

 


 

Gross Income Guidelines (Effective April 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013) [Download]

Family Size**

Annual

Monthly

Bi-Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

Hourly*

1

$20,665

$1,723

$862

$795

$398

$9.94

2

$27,991

$2,333

$1,167

$1,077

$539

$13.46

3

$35,317

$2,944

$1,472

$1,359

$680

$16.98

4

$42,643

$3,554

$1,777

$1,641

$821

$20.50

5

$49,969

$4,165

$2,083

$1,922

$961

$24.03

6

$57,295

$4,775

$2,388

$2,204

$1,102

$27.55

7

$64,621

$5,386

$2,693

$2,486

$1,243

$31.07

8

$71,947

$5,996

$2,998

$2,768

$1,384

$34.59

8+

Add $7,326 per added
family member

Add $611 per added
family member

Add $306 per added
family member

Add $282 per added
family member

Add $141 per added
family member

Add $3.52 per added
family member

 

*Decimals are rounded up to the nearest dollar/cent.

** For WIC's purposes, pregnant woman should be counted as 2 in a family unit. A woman pregnant with twins should be counted as 3.

Families who qualify for Medi-Cal and food stamps already meet the income qualification for WIC.
 

More information about the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program:

Questions? Call 714.973.2411, email WIC@pposbc.org, or stop into one of our Orange County locations.


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