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Women's Infants Children (WIC)

Here is a link for some great nutrition education.

This information comes from the Department of Health.

What is WIC

WIC is nutrition education such as;

  • Kid-friendly recipes, tips about feeding children, and Ideas to improve the whole families health and nutrition intake. 

  • Nutrition advice for children with food allergies

  • one-on-one appointments with a nutritionist

  • Ideas about how to be active as a family.

WIC is breastfeeding support

  • information about the benefits of breastfeeding

  • one-on-one appointments with a peer counselor

  • opportunities to connect with other breastfeeding moms

  • information and resources to help keep moms breastfeeding.

WIC is Monthly eWIC benefits for Health Food

  • Monthly eWIC benefits for Healthy Foods like; Milk, cereal, fruits, and vegetables.

  • Extra Foods for Fully Breastfeeding participants

  • Iron-fortified formula, for non-breastfed babies

  • jarred baby fruits, vegetables and meats

WIC is health screening and referrals

  • measuring growth, height, weight, and blood iron levels

  • Identification of health risks

  • Immunization screenings

  • Referrals to other services;

    • Medical care

    • Basic food program

    • Local food banks

    • Dental care

    • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

    • Family planning clinics

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