Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Food Program (WIC)
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) is a supplemental nutrition program for babies, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and women who have had a baby in the last 6 months. WIC helps families by providing healthy foods, nutrition education, and referrals to other health care agencies.
To qualify, you must:
- meet income guidelines
- have an Iowa address, and
- have a medical or nutritional need.
A family of four can have an annual gross income of $43,568. Please contact us to see if your family is eligible!
During a WIC appointment, staff will:
- Conduct a health screening (height, weight & hemoglobin)
- Provide a nutrition assessment
- Provide breast feeding counseling & support
- Offer dietary counseling
- Offer advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle
- Issue WIC vouchers to help buy:
|Other nutritious foods|
If you are a current WIC participant and would like to complete on-line Nutrition Education, please go to www.wichealth.org.
Iowa Department of Public Health
State of Iowa WIC Program Agencies
Iowa Medicaid Online Application
Upcoming WIC Clinic Schedule
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