WIC

WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods and individual nutrition assessment and counseling as an adjunct to good health care during critical periods of growth and development, in order to prevent the occurrence of health problems and improve the health status of pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women (up to six months); infants; and children up to age five years.

In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint, of discrimination, write

USDA

Director of Agriculture Policy

Office of Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue SW

Washington, DC 20250-9410

or call (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.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The WIC target population is low-income, nutritionally at risk:

Pregnant women (through pregnancy and up to 6 weeks after birth or after pregnancy ends)

Breastfeeding women (up to infant’s 1st birthday)

Non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends)

Infants (up to 1st birthday). WIC serves 45 percent of all infants born in the United States

Children up to their 5th birthday

Benefits:

The following benefits are provided to WIC participants:

Supplemental nutritious foods

Nutrition education and counseling at WIC clinics

Screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services

For more information about eligibility for WIC

Please contact us at 336-242-2300 and ask to speak with a WIC representative.