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Johnstown WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Johnstown

Capcc Wic - Johnstown

516 Main Street, 6th Floor, Johnstown PA 15901

Established as a pilot program in 1972 and made permanent in 1974, WIC is administered and funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and on the local level in Cambria County by Community Action. The WIC Program serves over 8 million pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and preschool children through 9,000 clinics nationwide. In Pennsylvania, WIC provides services to over 225,000 participants in 67 counties. On a monthly basis, 14 CAPCC WIC staff provided a multitude of services to an average of 3,500 individuals at 4 office sites located Cambria County. The largest of these WIC office sites is Johnstown, followed by Ebensburg then Northern Cambria, and finally a small bi-monthly clinic at Johnstown High School. In order to be eligible for WIC benefits, individuals must exhibit a medical or nutritional risk verified by a WIC health care professional, and have an income level equal to or less than 185% of poverty, or be enrolled in Medicaid-Pennsylvania Access card.

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.