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. 

      WIC Foods 

  • 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
  • Juice
  • Canned tuna and salmon
  • Infant formula

 Nutrition Education

WIC provides tips on feeding your family in the healthiest way.  WIC staff help WIC families problem solve mealtime or feeding concerns.

 

Breastfeeding Support

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.