This federal program provides nutritious food and education to improve the health and diets of modest-income pregnant mothers and children under five years old who may be at risk for poor nutrition.
Almost half (45 percent) of all infants in the United States receive WIC benefits. Could your child benefit from this program, too?
Frequently Asked Questions
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WIC gives you nutritious food or coupons to buy certain foods. WIC foods include items like:
WIC also provides access to free health and nutrition services like:
Keep in mind that this site is just a guide. You will need to contact your local WIC office to learn exactly what your state requires to qualify.
Apply for benefits at your local WIC office. Call in advance for specific instructions about what to bring to your appointment, including documents that show: