How To Transfer WIC To Another County

To transfer your WIC benefits to another county, start by contacting your current WIC agency and requesting a transfer form. Complete the form and provide any necessary documentation, such as proof of your new address or income. Once the form is processed, your benefits will be transferred to the new county. In some cases, you may need to visit the new WIC agency to complete the transfer process. It’s important to initiate the transfer process as soon as you move to a new county to ensure continuity of your WIC benefits.

Eligibility Requirements for WIC Transfer

To transfer your WIC benefits to another county, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You must be a current WIC participant in good standing.
  • You must be moving to a new county.
  • You must provide proof of your new address.

To transfer your WIC benefits, you will need to contact your local WIC office.

Here is a table summarizing the eligibility requirements for WIC transfer:

Current WIC participant in good standingYou must be actively participating in the WIC program and not have any outstanding issues.
Moving to a new countyYou must be moving to a new county that is not currently participating in the WIC program.
Proof of new addressYou must provide proof of your new address, such as a utility bill or lease agreement.

Required Documentation for Transferring WIC Benefits

When transferring WIC benefits to another county, you will typically need to provide the following documentation:

  • Proof of identity (e.g., driver’s license, passport)
  • Proof of address in the new county (e.g., utility bill, lease agreement)
  • Your WIC ID card (if you have one)
  • Proof of income (e.g., pay stubs, tax returns)
  • Proof of pregnancy or breastfeeding (if applicable)

Additional documentation may be required depending on your specific situation. It’s best to contact the WIC office in the new county to confirm what documents you need.

Applying for WIC in a New County

You can apply for WIC in any county in the United States. If you are moving to a new county, you will need to reapply for WIC. You can do this by contacting the WIC office in your new county.

County Office Contact Information

You can find the contact information for your local WIC office on the USDA website. Here’s how:

1. Visit the USDA website at
2. Click on the “Find a WIC Clinic” tab.
3. Enter your new county and state in the search bar.
4. Click on the “Search” button.
5. A list of WIC clinics in your new county will be displayed.

You can then contact the WIC office that is most convenient for you.

Steps to Apply for WIC

To apply for WIC, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Proof of income
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of pregnancy or breastfeeding

You can also bring your child to the WIC appointment so that they can be screened for nutritional deficiencies.

Benefits of WIC

WIC provides a variety of benefits to low-income families, including:

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Food vouchers
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Health screenings

WIC can help you and your family get the nutrition you need to stay healthy.

Timeframe for WIC Transfer Processing

The timeframe for WIC transfer processing can vary depending on the state and county that you are transferring to. However, in most cases, you can expect the transfer process to take 1-2 weeks. During this time, your WIC benefits will be temporarily suspended in your current county until they are activated in your new county.

You should initiate the transfer process as soon as possible after you move to a new county. To do so, contact your local WIC office in your new county and provide them with your WIC ID and other relevant information. They will then start the transfer process and send you a confirmation letter once it is complete.

Thanks for taking the time to read about transferring your WIC benefits to another county. I hope this article has been helpful. If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your local WIC office. And be sure to check back soon for more helpful tips and advice.