Frequently Asked Questions
What is WIC?
The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, post-partum and children under 5 years old
Who can come to my WIC appointment if I can’t?
You can assign an alternate person that can come to your WIC appointments, pick up your checks and shop for you.
I missed my appointment. What do I do?
We can reschedule an appointment for you, or you may walk in at any of our 6 sites.
Do I have to be a US citizen or resident to qualify?
No, Immigration status is not a determining factor nor do we report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
Does WIC report eligibility to other programs?
No, WIC is a non- reporting agency. It is not necessary to be a citizen to receive WIC benefits
Am I eligible for WIC if I get food stamps?
Yes, you can participate in both programs. Food stamps will not be affected if you qualify for WIC
My child is over 1 year old. Can he still get WIC?
Yes, any child who qualifies can get WIC through the age of 5.
I didn’t get my child’s WIC referral filled out. Can I still get WIC?
Yes, bring your child and we will weigh and measure your child at WIC. You can bring the results of the blood test another time.