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Stamford Wic Program - Stamford WIC Clinics

  • Name
  • Stamford WIC Program
  • Address
  • 888 Washington Blvd., 8th floor
    Stamford, CT 06901
  • Phone Number
  • (203) 977-4385
  • Fax
  • (203) 977-5966
  • Operation hours
  • Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm, Tues: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Type
  • Clinic/Application Site
  • Web Site
  • Services Offered
  • Nutrition education through consultations with a nutritionist; Breastfeeding education and assistance through consultations with a lactation consultant; Vouchers for the purchase of supplemental healthy foods. Infant formula supplements are also provided for babies who are formula fed; Referrals for health care and other social services
  • Description
  • The Stamford Women, Infant and Children's program is a federally funded program which provides service through the Stamford health department. The program provides healthy food supplements and nutrition information-during critical times of growth and development. Eligibility is based on income and nutritional need. Benefits are available for pregnant, breastfeeding or women who recently had a baby. Infants and children under the age of five years old are also eligible for benefits. Please contact us for eligibility information. W.I.C. checks are issued to provide foods which include the 5 food groups. The W.I.C. foods emphasize good choices of nutrients which promote growth and development; iron, calcium, vitamin A & C., proteins and more. The W.I.C. checks are redeemable at most major grocery stores and several pharmacies in the area. Information on breastfeeding and healthy eating is provided. If necessary, referrals are made to other programs.
  • Phone 2
  • Contact Person
  • E-Mail
  • WIC Foods
  • Eggs; Milk; Cheese; Tofu; Cereal; Fruit/Vegetable Juice; Baby Foods in Jars; Infant Formula; Infant Cereal; Fruits; Vegetables; Bread/Grain: 100% Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Grain Bread, Whole Wheat Tortillas, Corn Tortillas, Brown Rice, 100% Whole Wheat Pasta/Macaroni Products; Peanut Butter; Beans; Peas; Lentils; Canned Fish

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WIC Resources

  • WIC Breast Feeding Support
    Breastfeeding is essential in infant development and is recommended by the Women, Infant, and Child Program to be the best way of feeding babies.
  • WIC Eligibility Criteria
    To qualify for WIC benefits, applicants must meet Categorical, Residential, Income and Nutritional Risk Requirements.