Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
WIC provides nutrition education and “checks” to purchase nutritional foods designed to supplement the family food budget. The program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to five (5) years old who have a health risk (such as anemia, underweight, overweight or history of pregnancy complications) can receive:
- nutrition education through a group or individually
- screening for nutritional risks
- growth monitoring
- referral to local health and human
Who Qualifies? Pregnant women, new moms up to one-year post partum, children up to five (5) years of age can qualify for the food packages.
FOOD Plus or CSFP Program
FOOD Plus is the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) funded through the USDA that provides eligible participants with a food package rich in protein, calcium, iron and Vitamins A & C.
Who Qualifies? Seniors 60 and over can qualify for the food packages.
See all nutritional programs the Health Department offers.
Applying for WIC and FOOD Plus
WIC & FOOD Plus services are available by appointment or on a walk-in basis Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.