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Hancock County WIC Office

2619 Pennsylvania Av, Suite 1
Weirton, WV - 26062
304-723-3153

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About Hancock County WIC Office

The Hancock County WIC Program is located at 2619 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 1 in Weirton, WV. Call us at 304-723-3153 to make an appointment. Our friendly staff is here to help you.

We are open Monday - Thursday from 8:30 - 4:30, closed from 12:00 to 1:00 for lunch.

We are now offering Nutrition Education Online! Please ask us about this at your next appointment. We have already had a few clients try this and the response has been wonderful!.

WIC Helps YOU Help Your FAMILY by:
providing health screenings and nutritional counseling to help you, your baby and your children stay healthy,
food packages to help you purchase healthy nutritious food,
and free lactation services to help you with your breastfed baby.

To be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a person must meet three criteria. The criteria are:
1. Category
Pregnant women
Women who are breastfeeding an infant (under one year of age)
Postpartum women to the sixth month after delivery
Children from birth to five years of age

2. Income
Income eligibility requires that a household have gross income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.

3. Nutrition Risk
Nutrition risk is any medical or health problem which can be corrected or lessened by proper amounts and types of food intake. Examples of nutrition risk are:
Low iron levels
Insufficient growth, i.e. low weight for age, low weight for height
Premature delivery
Inadequate dietary intake (types or amounts of food)

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