WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children
WIC is a supplemental nutritional food program that provides nutrition education and counseling and supplemental food to help mothers, babies and children get the nutrients they need for proper growth and development. WIC is a Federal grant program administered by the Food and Nutrition Services of the USDA.
*Even if you are working, you may be on WIC.
*WIC does NOT replace going to the doctor or clinic. Regular visits with your doctor or other health care provider are vital to you and your family's good health.
Am I Eligible for WIC?
*are a pregnant woman;
*are breastfeeding (up to one year after giving birth);
*are a new mother (up to six months after giving birth); or
*are an infant or a child younger that 5 years of age.
If your income:
*is within WIC guidelines (you may have a job and still meet these guidelines).
What WIC Offers
WIC provides supplemental nutrition foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding educatio and suppoert, and screenings and referrals to other health and social services. USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.