How To Apply

Open Application Period 5 – April 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021

The New York State WIC Program is now accepting applications from independent vendors located in Bronx and Brooklyn in the following zip codes only:

Bronx Brooklyn
10458 10468 11201 11221
10461 10469 11205 11222
10462 10470 11206 11228
10463 10471 11209 11231
10464 10472 11211 11232
10465 10473 11212 11233
10466 10475 11213 11237
10467 11214 11238
11216 11249
11217 11252
11220

For stores located in the zip codes listed above that are interested in applying for WIC authorization, please complete a “Request for Application” based on your store type (grocery or pharmacy) and submit electronically via email or print and send via regular mail.

  • All Bronx zip codes, submit a Request for Application to the Vendor Management Agency (VMA), Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital.
  • All Brooklyn zip codes, submit a Request for Application to the Vendor Management Agency (VMA), Public Health Solutions.
  • Address, email, and phone information for the VMAs is in the VMA Locations link below.

Requests for authorization outside open application period 5 will only be considered in areas where there is inadequate participant access as defined by New York State. The Zip Code List identifies areas where stores are needed. If your zip code is on the list, complete the “NYS Request for Application” and submit the document, along with all required attachments to the vendor management agency in your stores area, see VMA Location link below.

Request for NYS WIC Application

VMA Locations

Zip Code List