WIC in Vermont

Simple Enrollment Process

Pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to age 5 can be eligible for WIC if their household income is less than $863 per week for a family of four; or be enrolled in Medicaid or Dr. Dynasaur. Woman and children must be residents of Vermont, and meet income and health or nutrition guidelines to be eligible for WIC. Fathers, grandparents and foster parents may apply for children who are in their care.

Not sure you qualify? Use this simple on-line pre-screening tool to check(exit VDH).

How to Apply for WIC Nutrition Services:

1. Schedule an appointment.

Contact us to set up an in-person visit. Call the district office serving your community and schedule an appointment at one of our many WIC locations across the state.

You will also need to bring identification for family members applying and, income and residency proof to your appointment.

2. Meet with WIC nutrition staff.

During your WIC visit we will:

• Review your income, your ID and your proof residency
• Weigh and measure each family member applying for WIC
• Screen for anemia*
• Talk with you about your nutrition interests and goals
• Share information on health and community services

* To screen for anemia we will do a finger stick blood test – during your pregnancy, after the birth of your baby; at your child’s 12 month and 18 month visits, and then yearly. We also offer a sensory test (no blood required) ages 2 and up.

When you talk with our nutritionists or nurses, we want to hear your questions about health and nutrition for you and your children. You'll be invited to nutrition workshops, breastfeeding support groups and cooking classes, like "How to make your own baby food". Times and locations are found on the district office page of WIC's quarterly newsletter.

We look forward to helping you and your family meet your nutrition goals!

Contact us with any questions:

  • Email the WIC State Office - wic@vermont.gov
  • Call the WIC State Office at 1-800-649-4357, or 802-863-7333.
  • Visit the District Office web page to find contact information for the Health Department district office that serves your community


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Updated 8/22/2014