FD: 9 Issuance of Food Instruments to Alternate/Proxy and Cashing of Food Instruments by Authorized Alternative/Proxy

Effective Date: 08/90 Downloads: PDF Version    Revised Date: 07/15


To allow an Authorized Person to designate an alternative person(s) to authorize services for members of the authorized person’s family, and/or to obtain or purchase WIC food benefits.


  1. The participant/parent or guardian is responsible for the proper use of the food benefits, is liable for any resulting sanctions, and understands that WIC will NOT replace any food benefits used improperly or not made available to the participant by the proxy.
  2. When a designated proxy comes to the clinic to obtain benefits, up to three months benefits may be issued.

See CR: 2 for proxy definition and procedures.