WIC Application Instructions
Applying for the Alabama WIC program is an easy and convenient process. All you need to do is call your local county office available on this link: Alabama WIC local county offices. You should then proceed to schedule an interview appointment with a program representative.
Before going for the Alabama WIC interview appointment you should carry the following documents:
- Proof of residency (this is simply a document that indicates your street address)
- Identity document such as driver's license
- Proof of income such as a recent bank statement
During the appointment you will be tested for nutritional risk, and an Alabama WIC representative will ask you questions aimed at establishing your eligibility to the program. Upon successful completion of the process, you will start enjoying the benefits of the program.
You can obtain more information on the Alabama WIC program by calling the following number: 1-888-942-4673
In order to qualify for the Alabama WIC program, you must belong to one of the three categories of Women, Infants and Children. Additionally you need to meet the individual categorical eligibility requirements outlined below:
In order to qualify for the Alabama WIC program, women need to be:
- Undergoing pregnancy or within 6 weeks after the delivery of an infant
- Breastfeeding up to the infant's first birthday
They should be less than one year of age
Children should be under six years old.
Income Eligibility Requirements
Applicants to the Alabama WIC program need to meet a specified set of income eligibility requirements. These income eligibility requirements are based on the gross household income and the household size with some exemptions for elderly and disabled applicants. Details for the Alabama WIC income eligibility requirements, can be found by clicking here.
Residential Eligibility Requirements
Applicants to the Alabama WIC program must be residents of the state of Alabama. They should also be US nationals or registered legal aliens.
Proof of Nutritional Risk
Applicants to the Alabama WIC program should be examined by a healthcare professional and proven to be nutritionally at risk. You can be examined for free at your local Alabama WIC clinic which can be located by clicking this link.