WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children offers:

  • Nutrition Education
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Referrals
  • Nutritious Foods

To qualify for WIC, you must:

  1. Be
  • a pregnant woman;
  • an infant or child up to five years old;
  • a mother of a baby up to six months old; or
  • a breastfeeding mother of a baby up to 12 months old.

2. Be a resident of New York State, but you do not need to be a U.S. citizen

3. Meet the income eligibility guidelines or receive benefits from food stamps, Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

4. Be assessed by a WIC health care professional.

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