If you qualify, you can enroll and start receiving your WIC benefits right away!

  • Make an appointment at your nearest WIC clinic. If you are enrolling your child, they should go too.
  • During your first visit, WIC staff check to make sure you qualify. If so, you will be given food benefits, nutrition education, and shopping tips. You will be given information and help with breastfeeding, referrals for other services, counseling, and answers to your questions.
  • After your appointment, use all of that new information to get groceries! You can now give your family the healthy meals they need!

How to Receive WIC Benefits 

Como recibir Beneficios de WIC

Using WIC

WIC welcomes everyone who qualifies. See if that is you:

  • You might be eligible for WIC if you are pregnant or a mom of a child or children under five.
  • You must live in Louisiana.
  • You have to meet income guidelines. You can see if you qualify here.

HINT: If you are enrolled in Medicaid or receive SNAP of TANF benefits you already meet the income guidelines.

¿Es elegible para WIC?

African American Pregnant

Think you qualify? Applying is simple.

Just click on the color of your parish from the map to find a WIC clinic near you. If you are still having trouble call 1.800.251.BABY.

What do you need for your WIC appointment?

¿Qué es lo que necesita para su cita de WIC?

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Look at the map above. Click the color block below that matches the region you would like WIC clinic information for.


Call the clinic closest to you and make an appointment. Ask what you need to bring.

They will most likely tell you to bring the following for each person applying:

  • Identification
  • Proof that you live in Louisiana
  • Proof of income for everyone in your house with income