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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

Providence WIC clients may visit the MOA Health Department WIC clinic at 825 "L" Street. For more information please call:

MOA Health Department WIC Clinic 343-4668

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 screening, along with supplemental food vouchers for infant formula and healthy foods.

Who is eligible?

  • Women, infants, and children with special nutritional needs
  • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Women up to 6 months postpartum
  • Infants from birth to one year of age
  • Children up to their fifth birthday
Participants must also:
  • Have a nutritional need
  • Meet income eligibility guidelines

What foods does WIC provide?

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

 WIC Foods
Breastfeeding Mothers Pregnant & Postpartum Women   Infants  Children up to 5 years  
Milk
Cheese
Eggs
Peanut Butter
Beans
Juice
Cereal
Tuna or Salmon
Fruits & Vegetables - Check/Voucher
 

Milk
Cheese
Eggs
Peanut Butter
Beans
Juice
Cereal

Formula
(if not breastfeeding)Juice
Cereal

Milk - After 1 yr of age - 2% or lower
Cheese
Peanut Butter
Beans
Juice
Cereal

Whole grain breads, brown rice, or tortillas

How to Apply:

  • Call the clinic nearest you for an appointment
  • Print and fill out the application and bring it to your appointment, along with your ID and proof of gross monthly income

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines

Household Size

Annually

Monthly

Twice Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

1

$26,548

$2,213

$1,107

$1,022

$511

2

$35,853

$2,988

$1,494

$1,379

$690

3

$45,159

$3,764

$1,882

$1,737

$869

4

$54,464

$4,539

$2,270

$2,095

$1,048

5

$63,770

$5,315

$2,658

$2,453

$1,227

6

$73,075

$6,090

$3,045

$2,811

$1,406

7

$82,381

$6,866

$3,433

$3,169

$1,585

8

$91,686

$7,641

$3,821

$3,527

$1,764

Each additional family member add

$9,306

$776

$388

$358

$179

WIC does count the Permanent Fund Dividend as part of family income.

Forms 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    

MOA WIC Program Clinic Locations & Hours: 

Health and Human Services
825 L Street, Suite 215
Anchorage, AK 99501

 

 

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    • Direct Services
    • Division Manager: Tari O'Connor
    • 825 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-6718