WIC Services

Food Services


WIC provides special checks for nutritious foods such as:
  • Annual Farmers' Market Nutrition Program vouchers for qualifying families
  • Dried beans, dried peas, and peanut butter
  • Infant formula with iron
  • Juice and cereal
  • Milk, cheese, and eggs
  • Tuna and carrots for breastfeeding women

These foods do not meet all the daily requirements and are only intended to supplement the participant’s diet.

Nutrition Services


WIC provides nutrition assessment and education including:
  • Individual nutrition education
  • Instructions in food preparation and tips for food shopping
  • Limited assessment and screening by staff who are trained in maternal and child health

Breastfeeding Services


WIC provides breastfeeding education and support:
  • A Certified Lactation Consultant is on staff and accessible to all postpartum women and infants.
  • Electric breast pumps available for loan
  • Manual breast pumps available
  • Participants receive encouragement, education, and help with breastfeeding


Referrals


WIC provides referrals to:
  • Child support services
  • Dental health services
  • Domestic violence services
  • Substance abuse counseling and treatment
  • Support services for food, income, and housing