Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC serves about half of all infants born in the United States

WIC serves about half of all infants born in the United States

The WIC Program aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

WIC Serves
  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Non-breastfeeding postpartum women
  • Infants
  • Toddlers and children up to age 5
Common Locations
  • County health departments
  • Hospitals
  • Mobile clinics (vans)
  • Community centers
  • Schools
  • Public housing sites
  • Migrant health centers and camps
  • Indian health services facilities
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Spotlights

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About WIC Works

The WIC Works Resource System is an education and training center for the staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

WIC Breastfeeding

WIC Breastfeeding Support

The goal of the WIC Breastfeeding Support campaign is to equip WIC moms with the information, resources and support they need to successfully breastfeed.

WIC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:33 am