WIC is Growing Healthy Families
What is WIC?
We are a nutrition program for growing families.
We work with families to make surepregnant woman have healthy pregnanciesinfants get the best start by providing new parents with the latest information on feeding their infantsyoung children eat right and grow strong for a bright futurefamilies have nutritious foods high in vitamins and minerals
What will happen at my first WIC appointment?
WIC staff will determine if you qualify bylooking at your incomeweighing, measuring and checking the iron level of each person applying for WICasking questions about you and your family's health and nutrition
What services does WIC provide?
If you qualify you will return to the WIC clinic every two to three months and we will provideinformation about nutrition that relates to your family's needshealthy foods; additional food benefits are provided to women who choose to breastfeedreferrals to health care services
What are some of the healthy foods that I can get with my WIC benefits?Whole grains CerealMilkCheeseJuiceEggsBeansPeanut butterFruits and vegetablesCanned tuna or salmon (for breastfeeding women who do not get formula from WIC)Baby foods/baby cerealFormula
WIC is open to many incomes and all kinds of families. Even if you don't qualify for Medicaid, you may still be eligible for WIC.