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Am I Eligible?

WIC services are available to:

  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who recently had a baby.
  • Infants from birth to 1 year of age.
  • Children from 1 year of age to their 5th birthday (child must be less than age 5).
  • Who meet the income guidelines found on this income calculation sheet.

Mothers can stay on WIC for one year after the baby is born if she is breastfeeding.

For more information or clarification, please contact your local WIC office.

How Do I Apply?

If you meet the above criteria qualifying you for WIC services, call or visit a CCPHD WIC clinic. Office hours and locations can be found at our CCPHD Contact Us page.

At the time of application, please bring all of the following items with you:

  • The child(ren) or person(s) being enrolled
  • Identification for self and child(ren)
  • Proof of household income (all sources including pay stubs, child support, disability, foster care stipends, etc.)
  • Proof of Michigan residency
  • Proof of pregnancy (if applicable)
If you do not have all the required documents above, please contact us directly for options.

This checklist of examples is provided for your assistance.


You must bring in one proof of your Michigan residency (one of the following). The document must be current and show your name and actual address (not a P.O. Box).

Utility bill - electric or phone bill
Bank statement
Client's school record, recent
Driver's license
Foster child placement letter/notice
Housing, rent/mortgage agreement
Letter from person applicant lives with and proof (such as utility bill, etc. with the name/address of the individual with whom the applicant or client is living)
Military orders, U.S.
Official map/residence location
Paycheck/stub with name and address
Photo ID card, official
Shelter letter signed/dated by staff
Property tax receipt, W-2 form for the previous year (can only be used in January or February of current year)
Unemployment documents in applicant's or client's name
Voter registration card

Note: Women and children can qualify for WIC regardless of their citizenship or immigration status.


You must bring in one proof of identification for you and for any infant or child who is applying for WIC. The document must be current. Any one of these can be proof of identity.

Baptismal certificate
Birth certificate
Client's school ID or record, recent
Court orders (divorce, child support, alimony, adoption)
Driver's license
Foster child placement letter/notice
ID card for health, social services or work
Infant hospital records (for example crib card, discharge papers), acceptable for infants only
Immigration record
Marriage license
Medical records
Military ID, U.S.
Passport, U.S.
Paycheck/stub with name
Photo ID card, official
Supplemental Security Income letter in applicant's or client's name
Unemployment documents in applicant's or client's name
Social Security card
Immunization record
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