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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information via email.
704-336-4700

WIC Eligibility

WIC is available to pregnant, breast feeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. To participate one must:
  1. Be a resident of North Carolina or receive health care in North Carolina. Aliens are eligible to apply as long as they reside in the state.
  2. Have a family income less than 185% of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines. A person receiving Medicaid, Work First Families Assistance (AFDC), or Food Stamps automatically meets the income eligibility requirement. Refer to chart.
  3. Be at nutritional risk. A nutritionist or other health professional makes the nutritional risk assessment at no cost to the participant. Examples of nutritional risk conditions are listed below:
    • Underweight/overweight
    • Documented nutrition-related medical conditions
    • Inadequate dietary intake
    • Conditions that predispose a person to inadequate nutritional patterns such as lead poisoning, mental retardation, alcohol or drug abuse

WIC Certification Periods

  • Pregnant women are certified for their pregnancy and up to six weeks postpartum. 
  • Non-breast feeding postpartum women are certified until six months postpartum.
  • Breast feeding postpartum women are certified up to 12 months postpartum
  • Infants are certified up to one year
  • Children are certified every six months until five years of age.

185% of Poverty Income Guidelines

(Effective June 1, 2015) Size of Family Gross Income Per Year Month Week

  Gross Household Income
Number of Person(s)
in Household
Annual Monthly WeeklyBi-Weekly​

1

$21,775

$1,815

$419

​$838
2

29,471

2,456

567

​1,134

3

37,167

 3,098

715

​1,430
4

44,863

3,739

863

​1,726
5 52,559

4,380

1,011

​2,022
6 60,255

5,022

1,159

​2,318
7 67,951

5,663

1,307

​2,614
8 75,647

6,304

1,455

​2,910
Each Additional
Household Member Add: 
+$7,696

+642

+148

​+296

 



 

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County Health Department 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Please do not send confidential information via email.
704-336-4700