More Idahoans Will Be Eligible For Food Assistance July 1

Jun 13, 2012

Starting July 1, more low-income parents with young children will be eligible for food assistance.

The supplemental nutrition program Women, Infants and Children, or WIC provides certain foods to pregnant or breastfeeding moms and families with children under age five.

Tom Shanahan with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the eligibility change is a cost-of-living adjustment, and it’s unclear how many more people in the state will be able to sign up for WIC.  Click here to continue reading...