Leake County Health Department

WIC Office
Carthage, MS
Contact Information

204 Chipley Street
Carthage, MS - 39051

(601) 267-3072 Click to call There are no comments. Be the first to leave one below. Go To Website
About Leake County Health Department

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.

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WIC is a special supplemental food program for pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children under five years of age.

WIC helps you and your baby get healthy foods and healthy advice in the first years of life.

Who is Eligible? To be eligible for the program, a woman, infant, or child must meet the income guidelines and be at medical or nutritional risk.

Low iron levels in the blood (anemia), underweight, overweight, or poor diet are typical examples.

A nurse or nutritionist will determine if an applicant is eligible for the WIC program.

You can check your income against the current guidelines to see if you may qualify.

Apply in Person USDA policy requires that applicants must apply in person for WIC benefits at their local WIC clinic.

Parents not wanting to bring their newborns in to the WIC clinic have a 60-day period during which the newborn must be seen at the WIC clinic.

What to bring to your WIC appointment:

Examples of proof of income:

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Mission Statement: The Mississippi State Department of Health's mission is to protect and advance the health, well-being and safety of everyone in Mississippi
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