WIC provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Also see Toll-Free Numbers for WIC State Agencies.
Find answers to questions like, "What is WIC?", "Where is WIC available?", and "Am I eligible?".
The WIC food packages provide supplemental foods designed to meet the special nutritional needs of low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, non-breastfeeding postpartum women, infants and children up to five years of age who are at nutritional risk
FNS administers the WIC Program at the federal level; state agencies are responsible for determining participant eligibility and providing benefits and services, and for authorizing vendors. Find the information you need to apply here.
See how the WIC program works overseas, as well as information on eligibility requirements.
The WIC Works Resource System is an education and training center for the staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
The WIC Program aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.
Learn about the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), which provides fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables from local farmers' markets to WIC participants. Also see a Fact Sheet (PDF|60 KB).
Find reports and data on the WIC Program.