PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY CONCERNING FENTANYL AND FENTANYL-LACED SUBSTANCES

Income Guidelines


WIC Income Eligibility Criteria for 2017-18 

Income eligibility is uniform statewide and is determined at the local level by the Public Health Office Assistant (PHOA/clerk) in the health department.*

The participant’s household gross income must be equal to or less than these WIC income guidelines (185% of Federal poverty).

 

Adjunctive Eligibility

Adjunctive Eligibility enables WIC applicants to be automatically income eligible for WIC by showing proof of participation in the following programs: 

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF/Families First)
  • Tenncare Medicaid 

 

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines

July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Family Size
Annual
Monthly
Twice Monthly
Bi-Weekly
Weekly
1
$22,311
$1,860
$930
$859
$430
2
$30,044
$2,504
$1,252
$1,156
$578
3
$37,777
$3,149
$1,575
$1,453
$727
4
$45,510
$3,793
$1,897
$1,751
$879
5
$53,243
$4,437
$2,219
$2,048
$1,024
6
$60,976
$5,082
$2,541
$2,346
$1,173
7
$68,709
$5,726
$2,863
$2,643
$1,322
8
$76,442
$6,371
$3,186
$2,941
$1,471
Each Add'l
Member Add:
+7,733
+645
+323
+298
+149

*Do not allow hardship deductions from the above income poverty guidelines. A standard deduction has been included in all of the above income levels.

Am I Eligible website: http://wic.fns.usda.gov/wps/pages/start.jsf

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