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Lillington WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Lillington

Harnett County Health Department Wic - Lillington

307 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Lillington NC 27546

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) was established nationally in 1972 to provide women, infants and children up to five years of age with nutrition education and supplementary nutritious foods, and referrals to appropriate health services. WIC is a preventive program whose goal is to reduce and prevent nutrition related health problems. Nutrition education is an essential WIC program benefit. It is directed toward achieving positive changes in client knowledge, attitude and behavior about food consumption, and is designed to achieve the following broad goals: Emphasize the relationship between proper nutrition and good health; Promote breastfeeding and provide support to all pregnant women and new mothers; Assist the individual who is a nutritional risk to achieve positive change in food habits.

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.