Information for Families

Kansas WIC Program Banner

Young Family with children

How to Apply

Call your local WIC Agency to schedule an appointment. Click here for an interactive map of Kansas that will provide you the phone number and address of your local WIC Agency.

Who's Eligible?

WIC serves Kansas residents who are:

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding, up to baby's first birthday
  • Non-breastfeeding mothers, up to six months after baby's birth
  • Infants and children under five years old

WIC clients must meet WIC income guidelines and have a medical or nutritional need.

Many working people are eligible for WIC and don't realize it.

For your WIC appointment, you will need to bring:

Proof of Identity (Examples)

  • Photo ID
  • Driver's license
  • School ID
  • Birth certificate
  • KS Medicaid card
  • Passport
  • Military ID

Proof of ID for Child (Examples)

  • Shot/immunization records
  • Birth certificate
  • Foster care/adoption papers
  • KS Medicaid card

WIC can not accept Social Security Cards as proof of identity

Proof of Residency (Examples)

  • Envelope that was mailed to you
  • Utility bill
  • Rent receipts
  • Official letter

Proof of Household Income for all people living in your house (Examples)

  • Paycheck stub from current job
  • SRS benefit letter
  • Medicaid/Healthwave 19 card
  • Income tax form for self-employment

Completed Diet Questionnaires

At the appointment there will be a brief review of foods you eat, medical history and current health status to determine the medical or nutritional need. If you or your child is found eligible for WIC benefits, the appointment will also include nutrition education.