WIC

Health Services Building

Office Hours: Weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment

WIC Clinic Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 518-358-4877

Fax: 518-358-2493

Mission: To improve pregnancy outcomes, reduce the number of low birth weight infants, support and encourage breastfeeding, and support the growth and development of infants and children.      

Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The program is a federal supplemental food program that provides low-income families with healthy foods and nutritional education. To qualify for the WIC program, applicants must meet WIC’s four eligibility criteria. Applicants must show proof of all of these criteria in order to receive benefits. These are: CATEGORY –pregnant women, breastfeeding woman, post-partum women, infant, a child under the age of 5, RESIDENCY – The applicant must show proof of NYS residency, NUTRITIONAL RISK – have at least on nutritional risk criteria (determined at certification), INCOME – prove that household income is within stated guidelines (call to find out) or qualify with an adjunct program such as Medicaid, TANF. and/or Food Stamps. We also provide breastfeeding peer counselors that can talk with you on the phone, meet with you in the clinic, make house calls and even go to the hospital to assist you with breastfeeding after delivery.   

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