Eligibility

You or your children may be eligible for Women, Infants, and Children in Sherburne County if you meet the following criteria:

  • You or your children live in Sherburne County
  • You are pregnant, nursing, or have a child under age 5
  • One of your family members is eligible or participates in Medical Assistance (MA), Minnesota Care, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), Food Stamps (FS), Head Start, Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program, Fuel Assistance
  • Your total household income falls within the WIC Income Guidelines
  • Your total household income falls within the Guidelines for Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) and you are willing to apply for Medical Assistance or Minnesota Care

Eligibility Guidelines


Annual
Weekly
Annual
Weekly


Annual
Weekly
Annual
Weekly
Family Size*
Income Eligibility Guidelines for
Minnesota Health Care Programs**
(275% of Federal Poverty Guidelines)
WIC Standard Income Guidelines
(185% of Federal Poverty Guidelines) **
Effective Date
July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018
May 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018
1
$33,165
$638
$22,311
$430
2
$44,660
$859
$30,044
$578
3
$56,155
$1,080
$37,777
$727
4
$67,650
$1,301
$45,510
$876
5
$79,145
$1,522
$53,243
$1,024
6
$90,640
$1,743
$60,976
$1,173
7
$102,135
$1,964
$68,709
$1,322
8
$113,630
$2,185
$76,442
$1,471
Each Additional Member Add
$11,495
$221
$7,733
$149
* Medicaid (MA)
**Higher income guidelines apply for pregnant women and infants under age 2
*** pregnant women count as 2 persons

Children in foster care or children receiving SSI or TEFRA are also eligible. For more information, see State Eligibility Information.