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​How To Apply For WIC

To apply for WIC, you need to make an appointment with a local agency. Their contact information is ​at the bottom of this page.​


Maryland WIC is for you if...

  • You live in Maryland
  • You are a(n)
    • Pregnant woman
    • ​New mom (up to six months after delivery)
    • Breastfeeding mom (up to one year after delivery)
    • Infant
    • Child under the age of five
  • You meet the income guidelines​​​​​
  • You have a nutritional need​​​

You Can...

  • Have a job or be unemployed
  • Own a home or live with friends or relatives
  • Be married or single
  • Be a father, mother, guardian, or grandparent and apply for benefits for an infant or child under the age of 5

Give WIC a Call to Apply!​

To set up an appointment to apply for WIC, call the WIC office in your county. You will need to bring each person who is applying for benefits to this first appointment, including infants and all children up to age five.  In preparation for your appointment, please bring the following items:

Proof of Household Income

(Bring at least ONE)

  • Recent pay stubs, or benefit letter: SSI, Social Security, Unemployment
  • Medical Assistance card
  • Independence Card with register receipt (30 days)
  • Tax Return

Person(s) being certified and proof of identity

(Bring ONE below, per person)

  • Birth Certificate
  • Driver's License or MVA identification
  • Social Security Card
  • Picture Identification (Government, School, Employment)

Proof of your address

(Bring ONE)

  • Driver's License or MVA Identification
  • Official Bill or Statement
  • Rental or lease agreement

If applicable

  • Proof of pregnancy
  • Immunization record (infant or child)
  • WIC referral

Call the WIC agency near you:

Allegany County(301) 759-5020​​​
Anne Arun​d​el County
(410) 222-6797
​​ Anne Arundel Span​ish
(410) 222-0139
Baltimore City (Health Department)(410) 396-9427 WIC@baltimorecity.gov
Baltimore City (Johns Hopkins)(410) 614-4848 johnshopkinswic@gmail.com
Baltimore County(410) 887-6000 WICProgram@baltimorecountymd.gov
Calvert County1-877-631-6182 charlescounty.wic@maryland.gov
Caroline County(410) 479-8060 midshore.wic@maryland.gov
Carroll County(410) 876-4898 carroll.wic@​maryland.gov
Cecil County(410) 996-5255cchd.wic@maryland.gov
Charles County(301) 609-6857 charlescounty.wic@maryland.gov
Dorchester County(410) 479-8060 midshore.wic@maryland.gov
Frederick County(301) 600-2507 wicprogram@frederickcountymd.gov
Garrett County(301) 334-7710 mdh.garrettcountywic@maryland.gov
Grantsville Residents(301) 895-3111
Harford County(410) 939-6680 hchd.wic@maryland.gov
Howard County(410) 313-7510 howardwic@howardcountymd.gov
Kent County​(443) 262-4423​
Montgomery County (CCI)(301) 762-9426 wic-info@cciweb.org
Prince George's County (Health Department)(301) 856-9600 WIC_PrinceGeorges@co.pg.md.us

Prince George’s County (Greenbelt Area)(301)762-9426 wic-info@cciweb.org
Prince George's County (Greater Baden )(301) 324-1873 wic@gbms.org
Queen Anne's County (443) 262-4423 uppershore.wic@maryland.gov
Somerset County(410) 749-2488 lowershore.wic@maryland.gov
St. Mary's County1-877-631-6182 charlescounty.wic@maryland.gov
Talbot Co​unty
(410) 479-8060 midshore.wic@maryland.gov
Washington County(240) 313-3335 wchd.wic@maryland.gov
Wicomico County(410) 749-2488 lowershore.wic@maryland.gov
Worcester County(410) 749-2488 lowershore.wic@maryland.gov
State WIC HOTLINE1-800-242-4WIC

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