WIC Nutrition Program
WIC is a nutrition
program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding
support, and referrals to health care and other services, free of charge, to
Anchorage families who qualify. Contact us at 343-4668.
Application Forms (now fillable PDFs!)
Please fill out the Family Information Form and an additional application for each person applying for WIC. Print and bring these to your appointment along with your ID and proof of gross monthly income. Click HERE to request an appointment.
Fathers and grandparents are welcome and encouraged to bring their natural or foster children to see if they qualify for services.
Am I eligible?
* Text "CHILD" to 907-312-2300 or
CLICK HERE and answer a few simple questions to see if you qualify. Then call the clinic nearest you for an appointment.
If you or your children are income eligible for SNAP, Medicaid, Denali Kid Care, or Alaska Temporary Assistance Program (ATAP) then your income meets WIC guidelines.
Proof of Income Accepted:
- Last 30 Days of Pay Stubs • Denali KidCare
- Medicaid • ATAP
- LES • Unemployment Papers
- Permanent Fund Dividend • Child Support
- OCS Fostercare Paperwork
Alaska WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (Effective from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Download the full list of 2019-2020 WIC income eligibility guidelines.
FY20 WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines.pdf
For example, an Alaskan family of four with an annual yearly household income of $56,888 or less is eligible for WIC.
- WIC calculates eligibility based on gross income before taxes are taken out.
- Total income includes all of your family's PFDs.
- When pregnant, your unborn child counts as a family member.
WIC Anchorage has switched to using
wichealth.org for online nutrition lessons. This makes it easier for moms to complete their nutrition education from a smart phone or computer on the go.
Our Breastfeeding Peer Counselors are moms just like you! Free support available anytime by calling 343-4755. Join their
Instagram, and follow them on
Infant Special Prescription Form
Please print and have your physician complete the form. Find the ENPR form HERE.
WIC is an equal opportunity provider and employer
Full Non-discrimination Statement