Navajo County Public Health Services
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
WIC is a federally funded health program which provides eligible Navajo County residents
with nourishing supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to other health
and human services. All services are free.
Who is Eligible?
- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding women
- Postpartum women (up to 6 months after the pregnancy ends)
- Children (up to their 5th birthday)
- Meet WIC income guidelines
- Be a resident of Navajo County
- Have a nutrition risk
What does it mean to “have a nutrition risk”?
Nutrition risk is determined by the WIC staff or other health professional and is
based on the WIC Program Federal guidelines. This determination is made through
a health screening at the certification visit. There are two types of nutrition
risk that are recognized for WIC eligibility.
- Medically based risks such as anemia, underweight, overweight, history of pregnancy
complications or poor pregnancy outcomes.
- Dietary risks such as failure to meet the recommended dietary guidelines or inappropriate
How to Become a WIC Client
Call one of the following Public Health Services District Offices to make an appointment
at a WIC Clinic near you.
Heber/Overgaard: (928) 535-7115
Holbrook: (928) 524-4750
Pinetop: (928) 367-4633
Show Low: (928) 532-6050
Snowflake: (928) 536-4656
Winslow: (928) 289-6830
Bring proof of income to your appointment. Note: See income table below.
- Approval letter as proof of your enrollment in AHCCCS, TANF or the Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Current pay stub, tax return, Social Security, public assistance or unemployment
compensation award letter
Bring proof of residency: (Must indicate your current physical address)
- Current utility bill
- Current cable bill
- Current rent receipt
- Current mortgage receipt
Proof of Identity
- For infants or children bring birth certificates, crib cards or tribal enrollment
- For adults bring driver’s license, state ID card or tribal enrollment card
Bring proof of pregnancy - if applicable
Those individuals being enrolled in WIC must be present at the certification appointment
in order for the health screening to be completed.
How long will I be eligible to receive WIC Benefits?
A certification period is the length of time a WIC participant is eligible to receive
benefits. This may vary depending on whether the individual is pregnant, postpartum,
breastfeeding, an infant or child. This certification period usually ranges from
6 months to a year. At the end of that time the individual must reapply in order
to be determined eligible for another certification period.
Number of Household Members
Gross Monthly Household Income
Gross Yearly Household Income
Up to $1,670
Up to $20,036
Up to $2,247
Up to $26,955
Up to $2,823
Up to $33,874
Up to $3,400
Up to $40,793
Up to $3,976
Up to $47,712
Up to $4,553
Up to $54,631
Note: Pregnant women are counted as 2 for income determination
Note: It is against the Federal WIC rules for you to participate in more
than one WIC Program at the same time.
* In accordance with the Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy,
this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination,
write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington,
D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal
opportunity provider and employer.
* De acuerdo con la Ley Federal y la politica del Departamento de Agricultura de
los EE.UU., esta institucion prohibe la discriminacion en base de raza, color, nacionalidad,
genero, edad o impedimentos. Para presenter una queja sobre discriminacion, escriba
a USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington,
D.C. 20250-9410, ollame al (800) 795-3272 o (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA es un proceedor
y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidad a todos.
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