At most WIC visits, food benefits are placed on the WIC card for three months following your appointment. If you missed your scheduled WIC appointment, a delay in your monthly benefits may occur and a scheduled WIC appointment to retrieve benefits is needed.
What happens if you lose your WIC card? If your WIC card was lost, stolen or damaged at the end of the month, you may lose the benefits that you did not use. For example, if you lost your WIC card on October 31, and had a balance remaining, your benefits will not carry over to the new card that you will receive in November.
What do you need to know about WIC appointments? During the WIC appointment, an employee will review eligibility requirements for WIC and determine if applicants are able to receive nutrition assistance through the WIC program. Determination criteria is based on several factors formulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services.
Where do I go to replace my WIC card? How to Obtain a WIC Card Replacement In order to replace a WIC card, you may need to set an appointment with your local office, unless the office allows walk-in WIC appointment procedures. You can set an appointment in person or by phone when you let an agent know that your card is missing or stolen.
What to do if your WIC card has been stolen? You cannot call or visit your local agency to reactivate your old card once you report it is missing or stolen. You will need a new card in order to use your benefits. In the event of a stolen or lost WIC card, you can check your EBT card balance to make sure you do not have any suspicious payments on your account.
What should I do if I Lost my WIC card?
What should I do if I Lost my WIC card? If you have a stolen, damaged or lost WIC card, there are specific procedures you must follow for replacement. First, you need to report WIC card lost to your local clinic. The WIC office will deactivate your current WIC benefits card, and this will prevent others from gaining access to your benefits.
Can you change the pin on a WIC card? Your local office may give you the option to keep your previous PIN or change it. If you want to create a new PIN for your replacement WIC card, you will need to follow guidelines the facility has in place. Also, make the four-digit PIN a code that you will remember.
Can You Use Your WIC card for the next month? SAVE your WIC EBT card! Even when all your WIC foods have been purchased, your card is re-usable. Your next month’s benefits will be purchased using the same WIC EBT card. 18.
What should I do if I Lost my TWIC card? If you need your card to go to another location once the new card is available, please call the TWIC Help Desk at, 1-866-DHS-TWIC (1-866-347-8942) and request a card transfer. Once you have reported your card lost or stolen, you may have 7 days of unescorted access to a facility, at the facility’s discretion, if you meet the below requirements: