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The Official WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed. Check the Income Guidelines Table to see if you are eligible for WIC. This website was created for women looking for WIC information and locations. We are also working towards adding other locations and services that may help out women.
Office Information: Wic program - women, infants, children.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers
nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health.
WIC improves the health of pregnant women, new mothers and their infants and children.
The foods provided through WIC are a good source of nutrients often missing from the diets of women and young children.
WIC participants have longer, healthier pregnancies and fewer premature births.
Be a pregnant woman;An infant or child up to five years old; A mother of a baby up to six months old; OR A breastfeeding mother of a baby up to 12 months old.
Be a resident of New York State, but you do not need to be a U.S.
citizen.Meet the income eligibility guidelines OR receive benefits from Food Stamps, Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Be assessed by a WIC health care professional.
To apply call your local agency to make an appointment.
Find the local agency most convenient to you on our listing of local agencies providing WIC services.
Call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline to locate the WIC Local Agency nearest to you: 1-800-522-5006.
WIC Store LocationsFind WIC Store Locations to purchase WIC approved foods with your WIC or EBT Card, in and around Dunkirk, NY.
Find WIC Grocery Stores Nearby