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Community and Family Health Division

 

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)Supplemental Nutrition Program 

                    What is WIC?

WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition program for pregnant and breastfeeding women and their children from birth to age five.  Alaska WIC provides nutrition information, counseling, and periodic health screenings, along with supplemental food vouchers for infant formula and healthy foods.

WIC CLINICS:

Dept of Health and Human Services
825 L Street, Suite 204
Anchorage, Alaska
(907) 343-4668

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
(Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

PCC WIC Clinic
Alaska Native Medical Center
4320 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, Alaska
(907) 343-4668

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
(Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

JBER Military Base WIC Clinic
(We will be closed afternoons Oct 27-31st. We're moving to the first floor - open Nov 1st!)
Arctic Oasis Building
9497 20th Street
Elemendorf Air Force Base, Alaska
(907) 343-4668

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. 
(Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

Eagle River WIC Clinic
12001 Business Boulevard, Suite 137
Eagle River, Alaska
(907) 343-4668

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:15 pm
Thursday: 9:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
(Closed for lunch from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)

Who is eligible?

* Women, Infants and children with special nutritional needs
* Women who are pregnant and breastfeeding
* Women up to six months postpartum
* Infants from birth to one year of age
* Children up to their fifth birthday
* Text "CHILD" to 907.321.2300 or click HERE to see if you qualify

Participants must also:

* Have a nutritional need
* Meet income guidelines

What foods does WIC provide?

WIC will provide foods rich in protein, iron and vitamins A, C, and D

How to Apply:

* NEW! Text "CHILD" to 907.312.2300 to check your eligibility
* Find out if you may qualify by answering a few simple questions HERE
* Call the clinic nearest you for an appointment 

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines 

Effective 7/1/16 - 6/30/17 

Number of People in Household
Gross Yearly Household
Income
Gross Monthly Household Income
1
$27,454
$2,288
2
$37,037
$3,087
3
$46,620
$3,885
4
$56,203
$4,684
5
$65,786
$5,483
6
$75,369
$6,281
7
$84,952
$7,080
8
$94,572
$7881
For Each additional Family Member add
+$9,620 
 
+$802 
 

Forms

* Please print, fill out the necessary form below, and bring it to your appointment along with your ID and proof of gross monthly income.

Form Name

Do I need this form?

Family Information
Complete one form for the whole family.
Pregnant Women Application
Complete one form for every pregnant woman in the family.
Postpartum/Breastfeeding Application Form
Complete for a woman who has a baby (less than six months old) taking formula or a woman who is breastfeeding a baby (that is less than one year old).
Infant Application Form
Complete one for every infant in the family, age birth to one-year-old.
Child Application Form
Complete one for every child in the family who is one-year to five-years-old.

* Infant Special Prescription form. Please print and have your physician complete the form. Find the ENPR form HERE

Proof of Income Accepted:

  • Last 30 Days of Pay Stubs • Denali KidCare
  • Medicaid   • ATAP
  • LES    • Unemployment Papers
  • Permanent Fund Dividend • Child Support
  • Free/Reduced Price School Lunch Program    

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

* In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html%20 and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

 To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)   mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
                Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
                1400 Independence Ave, SW
                SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

(2)   fax: (202) 690-7442

(3)  email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    • Community and Family Health Division
    • Division Manager: Blanche Moreman
    • 825 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-6718

TEXT "CHILD" TO 907.321.2300 OR CLICK HERE TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY!

Have you recently visited a WIC clinic? Help us serve you better by taking our WIC Client Satisfaction Survey HERE.

Want to learn more about childhood nutrition? Take our Quick Online Courses HERE.

How to use your WIC checks:
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Five servings of fruits and veggies each day is one of the most important ways you can help maintain your health. Find our Farmers' Market Recipes HERE.