The purpose of the Special
Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and
maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding
postpartum women, infants and children.
WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods,
nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition
services. WIC promotes and supports breastfeeding.
How Participants Can Apply
To apply for WIC, contact a local WIC
office near you.
To find out more about WIC
and other programs for which you may be eligible, call toll-free:
1-800-722-2295 (the Maternal
and Child Health Hotline). The Hotline is available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week. TTY and interpreter services are available.
Click the WICPRO button to the right for
information for those who provide services for, or partner with the Wisconsin WIC
Program. WICPRO is designed for local projects, other service providers who
do business with the WIC Program, and other interested health professionals.
accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this
institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of
discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400
Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866)
632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have
speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at
(800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
March 12, 2013