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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

HOW ARE WE DOING?

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 once a year until five years of age.


185% of Poverty Income Guidelines based on family size

Effective July 1, 2018

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

1

$22,459

$1,872

$432

​$864
2

30,451

2,538

586

​1,172

3

38,443

 3,204

740

​1,479
4

46,435

3,870

893

​1,786
5 54,427

4,536

1,047

​2,094
6 62,419

5,202

1,201

​2,401
7 70,411

5,868

1,355

​2,709
8 78,403

6,534

1,508

​3,016
Each Additional
Household Member Add: 
+$7,992

+666

+154

​+308

 



 

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

Office Location:


Mecklenburg County Public Health
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

MAP

HOW ARE WE DOING?

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

Contact

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