Applying For WIC:

The Ellis County WIC Program serves residents of Ellis County who are:

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding: up to the baby’s first birthday
  • Postpartum: up to six months after infant’s birth
  • Children under the age of 5


To apply:

New applicants must come in to the Ellis County Health Department with proof of residency & ID of each applicant

Caregiver/Mother: Photo ID (driver’s license, work ID, etc.)

Infant/Child: Immunization record, birth certificate or letter, or Medicaid card

Proof of Residency: Utility bill, lease agreement, a piece of junk mail, etc. 


To reapply:

Applicants will need to either come in to the office with the above information or call 785-628-9440 to schedule an appointment.


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**When you apply, an appointment will be made for the next available opening with a WIC nurse, and you will be given paperwork to complete for that appointment. At this appointment, you will receive a WIC Benefit Card as well as nutritional benefits.**


Not a resident of Ellis County?

Non-county residents can click here for the location of your nearest WIC office.