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Canton WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Canton

Canton City Health Department Wic Program

420 Market Avenue North, Canton OH 44702

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. It is a health program that provides nutrition education, supplemental foods, screening and referrals to other health and social service agencies. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children under five years of age, who are at medical or nutritional risk. WIC helps to: Improve pregnancy outcomes by providing or referring to support services necessary for full-term pregnancies; Reduce infant mortality by decreasing the incidence of low birth weight; Increase breastfeeding rates among newborns; Give infants and children a healthy start in life by providing nutritious food.

Stark County Health Department Wic Program

3969 Convenience Cir Nw, Canton OH 44718

WIC is a supplemental food, nutrition, and education program. Clients are seen every 3 months at the clinic for education class or clinic visit. In return they receive breastfeeding support, formula, and/or food which includes milk, eggs, peanut butter or beans, cereal, juice, whole grains and fruits and vegetables. This program is for women, who are pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum, infants and children up to the age of five that meet financial guidelines and nutritional need.

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.