Resource | Grants
Process for Funding WIC Management Information Systems (MIS)

This memorandum provides additional information on the new approval process and includes sample documents that will assist State agencies with their funding requests.

Resource | Presentations
WIC Universal Interface

-- Define MIS-EBT interface
-- Identify functional areas covered
-- Describe core functions
-- Describe data content

Resource | Presentations
Helping WIC Agencies serve Mothers and Children

2010 WIC EBT User Group Meeting Vendor Community Showcase

Resource | Research
WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Study Final Implementation Report

Breastfeeding promotion and support is a central tenet of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The Loving Support Peer Counseling Program is an initiative designed to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration rates for WIC participants, as well as to increase community support for WIC participants who breastfeed.

Resource | Research | Breastfeeding
WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Study Final Implementation Report

This study provides a comprehensive and systematic picture of the implementation of the Loving Support Peer Counseling Program. Phase I, the Implementation Study, describes the process of the Loving Support Peer Counseling Program implementation in those States that accepted breastfeeding peer counseling grants. Phase II, the Impact Study, will address the research question of what intensity of peer counseling is necessary to increase duration of breastfeeding once the program has met the standards of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) model.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: WIC Vendor Cost Containment

This rule makes administrative corrections to a final rule published in the Federal Register on Oct. 8, 2009, entitled "Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC): Vendor Cost Containment.''

Resource | Policy Memos | WIC 2010-5
Payments to Certain Filipino World War II Veterans - Exclusion from Income and Resources

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (PL 111-5) created the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund for certain veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. Section 1002(c) of PL 111-5 directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide one time payments of up to $15,000 to eligible persons.

Resource | Policy Memos | WIC 2010-4
Haitian Refugees in the WIC Program

This policy memorandum provides guidance in response to WIC state agency questions concerning certification of refugees evacuated to the United States as a result of the recent earthquake in Haiti.

Resource | Research | Assessing/Improving Operations
WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2008

WIC Participant and Program Characteristics (PC2008) summarizes the demographic characteristics of Women, Infants and Children participants nationwide in April 2008, along with information on participant income and nutrition risk characteristics, a national estimate of breastfeeding initiation for WIC infants, and a description of WIC members of migrant farmworker families. PC2008 is the most recent in a series of reports that have been generated from WIC State management information systems biennially since 1992.