WIC - Women, Infants, and Children

WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Homepage for the WIC program (The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) which serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Website provides access to eligibility requirements, contacts, studies and reports, benefits & services, breastfeeding promotion, immunization screening and referral, and food package information, funding and program data, and more.


A mother holding a baby WIC Program Fact Sheet (PDF | 26 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find out more about the WIC Program.


How to Apply for the WIC Program

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Information and contacts for eligibility and application for the WIC program.


WIC Program Contacts

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides links to WIC State and FNS WIC Regional Office contact information. Also offers links to WIC Nutrition Coordinators & Breastfeeding Coordinators.


WIC Food Package

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find information for the public and for manufacturers about the WIC food package.


WIC and Retail Stores Fact Sheet (PDF | 33 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Fact sheet for retailers interested in participating in the WIC program.


Toll-Free Numbers for WIC State Agencies

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Contacts for the state level WIC agencies.


Breastfeeding Promotion and Support in WIC

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Gateway to information on the benefits of breastfeeding as well as links to information on federal requirements for breastfeeding, the Fathers Supporting Breastfeeding program, and the Breastfeeding Promotion Consortium.


Mother breastfeeding baby Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

USDA's WIC Breastfeeding Promotion Campaign, which is national in scope and being implemented at the State agency level.


Dad and Infant Fathers Supporting Breastfeeding

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides access to materials to help fathers learn how to support breastfeeding mothers.


Vegetables for sale at farmers market. Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) provides fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables from local farmers' markets to WIC recipients. Also see a Fact Sheet (PDF|60 KB).


WIC Works Resource System (WWRS)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Nutrition service tools for health and nutrition professionals. The WIC Works Resource System (WWRS) provides on-line resources for staff working with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Overseas Program

Department of Defense.

Provides general information on the WIC program and how it works overseas, as well as information on eligibility requirements.


WIC Program Studies and Research

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Lists links to WIC studies, surveys, reports, data tables, a resource guide, profiles and policies.