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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federal program that provides food to low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, and infants and children until the age of five. The program provides nutrition education, supplemental foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.
Mission Statement: Providing quality nutrition education services and supplemental foods to promote healthy food habits for women, infants and children.
WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children and is also called the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program. WIC provides services to low-income, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children until the age of five. The program provides a combination of nutrition education, vouchers for supplemental foods such as infant formula, eggs, cheese, fruits, vegetables, and other foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals for health care. WIC has proven to be effective in preventing and improving nutrition related health problems within its population. WIC clients must meet nutritional risk requirements and income requirements. WIC clients must meet North Carolina residency criteria.
Supplemental Nutrition program that serves pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children to age 5. Provides nutrition education, nutritious supplemental foods, breastfeeding information and education and referrals for other health care services.
WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition program for pregnant and post-partum women, infants, and children under age five. WIC provides basic nutrition education as well as specific foods and supplemental infant formula for qualified participants. Eligibility is based on income and medical or nutritional need. Appointments are required.