WIC Program


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.

 Pregnant women

Breastfeeding mothers

 Women who have a baby less than six months old

 Infants and children up to five years old

Who:

Family Size Annual Income Monthly Income Weekly Income
1 $21,590 $1,800 $416
2 $29,101 $2,426 $560
3 $36,612 $3,051 $705
4 $44,123 $3,677 $849
5 $51,634 $4,303 $993
6 $59,145 $4,929 $1,138
7 $66,656 $5,555 $1,282
8 $74,167 $6,181 $1,427

*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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 How Do You Get WIC?

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.

Benefits of being enrolled in the WIC program:

WIC Provides:

1. Breastfeeding education , nutrition education and support

2. Screenings and referrals to other health and social service agencies

3. Supplemental foods like:

4. Late Night Clinic- by appointment only

Call Monroe County WIC at 740-472-1833

or WIC has clinics in every county in Ohio

Call 1-800-755-GROW(4769)

Use The Following Link For More Information: Ohio WIC

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