WIC (Women, Infant, & Children)

WIC is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 7:30 – 10:30 and 12:30 – 3:30. 

CLOSED ON WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS.

WIC is the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC supplies extra food for:        Women – Pregnant, Breast-feeding or Postpartum (Exclusive breast-feeding package is available)        Infants – Under 1 year of age        Children – 1 to 5 years of age          You must live in Livingston County        Meet WIC income guidelines http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/wic-income-eligibility-guidelines        You must go to the WIC office for regular appointments        You must have a nutritional risk Parents and caregivers who complete a nutrition education lesson on wichealth.org can print a certificate that can be used to count for nutrition education at local WIC agencies. The purpose of this website  is to provide stage-based, client-centered, WIC nutrition education to WIC clients.        It’s easy        It’s fun        It’s convenient: you can do it at any time, and anywhere you have Internet access Just follow these simple instructions to get started:

  1. Visit http://www.wichealth.org/
  2. You will be asked questions about your interests and needs; be sure to click on the Yes/No options.
  3. When you finish the education module you will be asked to complete a small survey. Your answers will be entirely anonymous and confidential and will be used to help improve the site.
  4. When you are done, print off the certificate of completion and place in your WIC folder to give to staff at coupon pickup.

This will count as your nutrition education.

HAVE FUN!

  Infants to 1 year:        Cereal at 6 months        Baby fruits and vegetables at 6 months        Some infant formula w/iron will be supplied if you are not breast-feeding; stop breast-feeding; or choose to supplement while breast-feeding Children 1-5 years old and women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or postpartum may receive:        Milk        Cereal        Dry beans or peas        Fruit or vegetable juice        Eggs        Peanut butter and cheese        Tuna (for exclusively breast-feeding women only)        Fruits and vegetables        Whole grain options (whole wheat bread, brown rice/soft corn, tortillas/oatmeal choice) IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER… WIC foods are a dietary supplement and alone cannot provide good health and normal growth. Please call 844-7174, ext. 222 if you would desire an appointment.