What is WIC?
WIC is a nutritional education program that supplies supplemental food for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women as well as infants and children up to the age of 5. Benefits include healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding information, education and support, and referrals to other programs and services within our community. Participants are seen on an appointment basis. Please call one of our offices to schedule an appointment.
How do I apply for WIC?
Please call TriCounty Health Department for an appointment:
Vernal Clinic: 435-247-1179
Roosevelt Clinic: 435-722-6333
Do I Qualify for WIC?
Pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women; or infants and children under the age of five years of age who:
Meet residency requirements (live in Duchesne, Uintah, or Daggett Counties)
Meet income guidelines shown below (includes foster children, medical assistance and food
WIC Income Guidelines
Effective July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013
(Based on gross income)
|Household Size*||Annual||Monthly||Twice Monthly||Bi-Weekly||Weekly|
|Each Additional Family Member Add||$7,326||$611||$306||$282||$141|
*Pregnant women count as 2 (mom and unborn child) when calculating household size.
What do I need to bring to my appointment?
1. Each woman, child and infant applying for WIC needs to be present.
2. Identification for each person: This may include a birth certificate, driver’s license, or crib card. A current photo ID is required of all adult participants, adult endorsers and proxies.
3. Proof of residency: A current bill or Medicaid card with your street address on it (sorry, PO Boxes are not allowed).
4. Proof of income: Pay stubs showing gross income for the household for the month prior to appointment or a current Medicaid card.
5. Immunization records for all children.
Please contact the WIC clinic if you are having problems bringing any of the above information.
Where are the WIC offices located?
TriCounty Health Department offices:
Vernal Clinic: 133 South 500 East
Vernal, Utah 84078
Roosevelt Clinic: 281 East 200 North
Roosevelt, Utah 84066
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write to the USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC. 20250-9410, or call 1-800-795-3272 (voice) or 1-202-720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.