WIC is a no-cost Nutrition Education Program that helps families eat well and stay healthy. It is a Supplemental Nutrition Program.
HOW DO I GET WIC?
In order to receive WIC benefits, you must meet certain guidelines. You can check the WIC Prescreening Tool on the USDA website to see if you may qualify or click here to see financial and other requirements.
You will need to make an appointment to apply for WIC or receive WIC services.
Click here for contact information, hours, location and what you will need to bring.
Nutritious Foods are provided by WIC to help families eat healthy. Click here to find out more about the variety of WIC Foods available.
Nutrition Counseling is provided to families who might need specific information because of a medical condition or nutrition issue. WIC provides free, one-on-one visits with the Registered Dietitians to help families get the best information for their needs. Click here to find out more about our Registered Dietitian Services.
Nutrition Education is a benefit of the WIC program. Every time your WIC Bridge Card is re-loaded, you receive nutrition education either in the WIC Clinic or online. To access nutrition education online, go to www.wichealth.org. For easy,step-by-step instructions to help you complete your online education, click here.
Breastfeeding is one of the very best gifts you can give your baby. WIC recommends that mothers breastfeed their babies, and we’re here to help with Breastfeeding Education and Support.
Project FRESH helps WIC clients get fresh fruits and vegetables during the summer. Find out more here.
Health Care Referrals. WIC works closely with other health care providers. Many private and public health care providers refer to us, and we provide referrals to our participants as needed for health and social services. Some of the referrals we can make include:
Substance abuse counseling and treatment
Healthy Kids/MI Child insurance program
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by
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