Do I need to be a US citizen to enroll?

No. You do not need to be a US citizen or have a social security number to enroll in WIC. Participating in WIC will not effect your citizenship eligibility.

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1. Who in my family is eligible for WIC?
2. Can fathers, grandparents, guardians, or foster parents apply for benefits for the children living in their households?
3. Do I need to be enrolled in Medicaid to participate in WIC?
4. If I already receive SNAP benefits, can I also sign up for WIC?
5. Are there other assistance programs that I might be eligible for?
6. Do I need to be a US citizen to enroll?
7. Can WIC help with special dietary needs?
8. How long do I have to wait for benefits after signing up?
9. Are families ever denied WIC because too many people sign up?