What do I get?
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance for Health Foods
WIC provides supplemental nutrition assistance for healthy foods. The foods provided are designed to promote health during pregnancy, infancy, childhood and beyond. The type of food and quantity you get will be listed on your WIC check. The exact amount and types of foods from WIC vary for women, children and infants.
Fresh fruits and vegetables
Whole wheat bread and buns, brown rice, tortillas, and whole grain pasta
Beans or peanut butter
Iron fortified cereals
Milk, cheese, yogurt, and eggs
Baby food fruits and vegetables
Baby food meats
Canned tuna and salmon
WIC provides tips on feeding your family in the healthiest way. WIC staff help WIC families problem solve mealtime or feeding concerns.
WIC supports women who choose to breastfeed. They will answer questions to help clients get started with breastfeeding. WIC staff offer advice to breastfeeding moms getting ready to return to work.