The Mission of the WIC Program is to improve the health status and prevent health problems among Ohio's at-risk women, infants, and children.
WIC is a nutrition education program.
WIC provides highly nutritious supplemental foods
which promote good health for pregnant and postpartum women,
breastfeeding mothers, infants and children up to age five.
Women who have a baby less than six months old
Infants and children up to five years old
Live in Ohio
Meet certain nutritional or health risks
Meet WIC income guidelines (see chart below)
|Family Size||Annual Income||Monthly Income||Weekly Income|
*If you have more than 8 people in your family, please contact the WIC clinic for guidelines.
Note: A pregnant women counts as more than one family member. A person who currently receives Medicaid, Food Stamps, or Ohio Works First (OWF) automatically meets the income eligibility criteria for WIC.
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Call your local WIC Office at 740-472-1833
If eligible, you will receive coupons to buy nutritious foods and fresh fruits and vegetables at a local WIC authorized grocery store.
You receive breastfeeding and nutrition education
for yourself and your children
You get nutritious food and fresh fruits and
vegetables at no cost
WIC helps save money. You can use the saved
money to purchase other nutritious foods
that WIC does not provide.
Good nutrition, starting with pregnancy, will provide the best possible start for babies and children to grow up strong and healthy.
1. Breastfeeding education , nutrition education and support
2. Screenings and referrals to other health and social service agencies
3. Supplemental foods like:
Peanut Butter, Dried Beans, or Canned Beans
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Tuna Fish and Salmon (for exclusively breastfeeding mothers)
Infant Formula , Baby Food including cereal, fruit and vegetables (baby meat provided for exclusively breastfeeding infants only)
Cheese (for exclusively breastfeeding mothers)
4. Late Night Clinic- by appointment only
Call Monroe County WIC at 740-472-1833
or WIC has clinics in every county in Ohio
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