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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 11, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Alaska, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Resources website or the governor's COVID-19 Resources website

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Description of Program and Relief

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

WIC is a public health program providing Alaskan families nutrition and breastfeeding education, counseling, support, nutritious foods and referrals to needed services. Although no specific guidance has issued with respect to COVID-19, persons adversely impacted by COVID-19 and meet general eligibility requirements should be qualified to apply.

Government or Lead Agency

Alaska Department of Health & Social Services.

Dates Available

Effective immediately.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Eligibility dependent on, among other things, age, household size, income level, and pregnancy. Participants must live in Alaska, have a child under the age of 5, have a nutritional need, and meet certain income thresholds (e.g., $28,860 maximum yearly income for a single individual, and $39,091 for a two-person household).

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

N/A

Contact for More Information

WIC Program Office

Phone: (907) 465-3100

Email: wic@alaska.gov

List of Additional Information

For additional information or to apply, please visit:

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/nutri/wic/default.aspx

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/nutri/wic/eligibility.aspx

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/nutri/wic/participants/participant-forms.aspx


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