The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program gives free help with healthy foods, nutrition education, and other services to:
- Pregnant women
- Women who are breastfeeding or need lactation support
- Women who gave birth within the last 6 months
- Children under the age of 5
Moms get breastfeeding support through:
- Peer counselors
- Lactation consultants who teach how to breastfeed
- Mommy groups
- Phone calls
Families get referrals for other help they might need:
- Prenatal care
- Dental care
Apply for WIC benefits
Find out if you’re eligible and apply for WIC benefits.
If you’re eligible, you’ll receive benefits to buy healthy foods to take care of your family. WIC is open to all families including those on Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Services are free to those who are eligible.