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All About WIC

Contact us at either location

  •  850-833-9254 or 850-689-7858
  •  

    Mailing Address

    221 Hospital Drive NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 

    810 E. James Lee Blvd., Crestview, FL 32539 

     


Who is eligible? 


To be eligible, you must be:

  • a pregnant woman,
  • a breastfeeding woman,
  • a woman who just had a baby, or
  • have an infant or child under 5 years old. 

WIC Income Guidelines 

There is a family income limit, but working families may qualify. Total household income (before taxes and deductions) must be equal to or below the amounts shown below. For a pregnant woman, each unborn baby counts as 1 extra person in the household size.

Family Income Limits

Size of
household
Monthly Income before
Taxes and Deductions
1$1,815
2$2,456
3$3,098
4$3,739
5$4,380
6$5,022
7$5,663
8$6,304
 Revised 5/1/2015

Each year these dollar amounts may increase.

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

"The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing 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.

How do I sign up? 


Our clinics have walk-in hours. Please see each location (Fort Walton Beach and Crestview) for times. At this visit, the household income and medical/nutrition status of each applicant will be reviewed.


If you have questions about qualifying, please call 850-833-9254 in Fort Walton Beach or 850-689-7858 in Crestview. *Note: Use the WIC Prescreening Tool to see if you might be eligible for WIC .

You will need to:
• Bring EACH family member who is applying to receive WIC services.
• Bring proof of ALL income for everyone in the household (before taxes and deductions are taken out)
• Bring ONE proof of where you live (No P.O. Boxes)
• Bring ONE proof of identification for you and ONE proof of identification for any infant or child applying for WIC
• Bring the Social Security Number for each person applying for WIC, if available
• Bring the shot record for each child, if available

When you come into the office to apply for WIC, you will find out if you and your children are eligible.

What if I move? 

If you're moving within Florida, you will need to bring:
• Identification for everyone that gets WIC and is transferring
• Your WIC Identification/Appointment card, if you have it
• Shot records for your children, if you have them
• You must be currently certified and due for benefits. (Florida WIC may be used at authorized stores anywhere in the state)

If you are moving to Florida from another state, we will need:
• Identification for everyone that gets WIC and is transferring
• Proof of where you live now
• Shot records (if you have them) for children
• Any WIC benefits you have from the other state; you cannot get checks from more than one state for the same time period
• Your WIC Identification/Transfer card, from your last WIC Program. Once we get the documentation of your certification, we can complete your transfer and issue your benefits.