Eligibility & Enrollment

Eligibility Requirements

There is no charge to participate in the WIC program. Eligibility is based on:
  • Income
  • Nutrition Risk
  • Residency
  • Category
    • Breastfeeding
    • Children under age of five
    • Infants
    • Postpartum
    • Pregnant

Enrollment Requirements

To make an appointment or for comments please call the Health Department at 910-347-5002 or Tarawa Terrace at 910-353-0022. The following information will be needed to complete your enrollment:

WIC Prescreening Tool

The WIC Prescreening Tool can help you find out if you are eligibile for WIC benefits.

Find Your Local WIC Program and Apply

To find your local WIC office and apply for the program, contact the local WIC agency that serves the residents of the county in which you live.
You can:
  • Look up your county office below
  • Call 1-844-601-0365
  • Text localwic + your zip code to 67076
  • Fill out the WIC Referral Form

Current Identification

One of the following forms of identification is required for women enrolling:
  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization record
  • Medicaid card
  • Military ID
  • Social Security card
  • Valid driver's license
  • Work/school ID
For infants:
  • Hospital crib card
  • ID bracelet
  • Mother's verification of facts form

Proof of Residence

Verification of where you live must be provided. The following will be accepted:
  • Bank statement
  • Current rental or mortgage agreement
  • Medicaid card
  • Recent utility bill
  • Valid driver's license
Proof of Income
Finally, those wishing to enroll in the WIC program must have proof of current income. You may provide:
  • Letter from employer stating gross income and frequency of pay
  • Letter of certification from Food & Nutrition Services
  • Medicaid card
  • Most recent paycheck stubs or LES
  • Recent tax return if self-employed