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Spring Lake WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Spring Lake

Cumberland County Wic - Spring Lake

103 Laketree Blvd., Spring Lake NC 28390

WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition education program that has been operating in North Carolina since 1974. What began as a small pilot program serving approximately 4,500 individuals a months is now a major program serving over 270,000 mothers and children each month in North Carolina. Cumberland County WIC serves 14,000 each month.

Harnett County Health Department Wic - Spring Lake

6750 Overhills Road, Spring Lake NC 28390

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.