Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Services

Apply for WIC

To apply for WIC, or for more information, call (785)776-4779 Ext. 7661.

Or you may submit your information at the link below, and we will contact you to review your eligibility and schedule an appointment.

Pre-Qualification Form

RILEY COUNTY WIC COVID-19 INFO

Riley County WIC Program Now Operating Without Physical Presence

While WIC clinics at Riley County Health Department and Irwin Army Community Hospital are closed to the public temporarily, staff are working electronically on dates/times as follows: Mondays – Thursdays 8 - 5 and Fridays 8 – 3.

Current participants at the Fort Riley, Manhattan and Wamego clinics, or anyone who has questions, should contact the WIC clinic at: 785-776-4779 ext. 7661.

Anyone wishing to apply for WIC may fill out the pre-qualification form above. After you submit the form, WIC staff will contact you at our earliest convenience.

WIC provides a debit card with food benefits and other nutrition services to income-eligible pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five. Those who have lost jobs temporarily during the pandemic may now be eligible and we encourage you to apply. We are accepting new applicants.

Our goal is to continue to serve WIC clients and keep families and WIC staff safe.

Electronic Debit Cards

WIC has switched from checks to Electronic Benefit Cards!  All clients are now receiving debit cards instead of checks.

About WIC

WIC is a nutritional program for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five who are determined to be at a nutritional risk and meet income guidelines.

WIC’s goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, new moms and kids under five healthy. To do this, WIC provides:

  • Personalized nutrition information and support
  • Benefits to buy healthy foods
  • Tips for eating well to improve health
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Referrals for services that can benefit the whole family
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Income Eligibility

WIC income eligibility guidelines (pdf) are:

  • $31,284 annually for a household of two
  • $39,461 annually for a household of three
  • $47,638 annually for a household of four
  • $55,815 annually for a household of five

We encourage you to take advantage of all that WIC has to offer. Call to apply.

We staff two full-time clinics:

WIC staff also conduct mobile WIC clinics at the following locations:

All services are by appointment only. Call 785-776-4779 ext. 7661

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