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Pineville WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Pineville

Bell County Health Department Wic - Pineville

310 Cherry Street, Pineville KY 40977

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children’s Supplemental Food Program) is a federally funded program that started in Pineville, KY on January 15, 1974. WIC is designed to promote proper nutrition to pregnant and breastfeeding women and children ages birth to five (5) years old. To be eligble for WIC services, clients must have an income at or below 185% poverty level, or receive Medicaid services or food stamps. Clients must also have a nutritional risk per WIC guidelines. Proper nutrition during childhood significantly reduces the risk of obesiety, anemia, and redices health care costs. Proper nutrition also fosters a childs memory development and ability to learn. Nutrution eduation and Medical Nutrituion Therapy are also offered through the program.

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.