Independence IA WIC Office - Operation Threshold

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Independence, IA
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1707 First Street East
Independence, IA - 50644

(319) 334-6081 Click to call There are no comments. Be the first to leave one below.
About Independence IA WIC Office - Operation Threshold

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 hours : Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm; Fri 8 am-12 noon. Call for an appointment.

WIC is a supplement food and nutrition education program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or up to 6 month post-partum, infants, and children up to age of five.  It is a short-term intervention program designed to encourage positive nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, high-risk population.

WIC Supplemental Food Program
Be Sure to Bring:

Proof of income
    Paycheck stubs
    income tax return
    OR:
    Proof of current eligibility for Medicaid, Food Stamps or FIP

Proof of your address (one of the following):
    Utility Bill
    Rent or mortgage receipt
    Driver\'s license with current address
    Voter registration card with current address

Proof of identity for each family member applying for WIC (one of the following):
    Driver\'s license or passport
    Birth certificate
    Insurance or Medicaid card
    School or work ID
    Hospital/medical record
    Crib card
    WIC ID folder from any state
    Social Security card


WIC is a program that provides nutritious foods such as milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice and infant formula at no cost for families with pregnant women or young children. They also receive nutrition advice from trained professionals and referrals for health care. Many working families participate in WIC. Those on Medicaid, or with a gross income less than the guidelines are income eligible.

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