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 and postpartum women, infants and children.
WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support, supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to other healthy and nutrition services.
Farmers' Markets and WIC
Report WIC Fraud
Fraud Hotline: 1-866-260-1727
How You Can Apply
- To apply for WIC, contact a local WIC office near you.
- See if you are potentially eligible for WIC using this prescreen tool from USDA. This is not an application. To apply for WIC benefits, you must contact your local WIC office.
- To find out more about WIC and other programs for which you may be eligible, call toll-free: 1-800-722-2295 (Maternal and Child Health Hotline). The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. TTY and interpreter services are available.