What is WIC?
The Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program
WIC is a place where families, like yours, get healthy food and a lot more. WIC is for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under 5. WIC made a difference for over 304,000 women, infants and children in Washington in 2014. Almost half of all babies in our state are on WIC.
WIC helps improve the health of mothers and children through:
- Nutrition education
- Monthly checks for healthy food
- Health screenings and referrals
- Breastfeeding Support
Eligibility depends on household size and income.
- WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under five.
- Dad, grandparents, and other caregivers of children under the age of five may also sign kids up for WIC.
- Foster children under age five and foster teens who are pregnant are eligible for WIC.
- If you or your family member are on Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Basic Food you may be eligible for WIC too.
- Many working families and military families are eligible for WIC.
Find out if WIC can help your family.
- Call the Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588.
- Call the Asotin County Health District 509-243-3344.
- Use the ParentHelp123 Resource Finder.
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*If you are pregnant, include each unborn child in household size.
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