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 $21,775 $1,815 $419
2 $29,471 $2,456 $567
3 $37,167 $3,098 $715
4 $44,863 $3,739 $863
5 $52,559 $4,380 $1,011
6 $60,255 $5,022 $1,159
7 $67,951 $5,663 $1,307
8 $75,647 $6,304 $1,455
       

*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)

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English Nondiscrimination Statement Effective December 22, 2015

 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

 

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

 

(1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 

(2)        fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 

(3)        email: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

he Following Link For More Information: Ohio WIC

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