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WIC

What is WIC?

WIC is Women, Infants and Children’s program funded through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). We serve pregnant moms, new and breastfeeding moms, infants and children up to their 5th birthday.  WIC is nutrition education, breastfeeding support, monthly checks for healthy foods, health screenings and referrals.

Am I eligible?

Eligibility depends on household size and income.

  • WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under five.
  • Dad, grandparents, and other caregivers of children under the age of five may also sign kids up for WIC.
  • Foster children under age five and foster teens who are pregnant are eligible for WIC.
  • If you or your family member are on Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Basic Food you may be eligible for WIC too.
  • Many working families and military families are eligible for WIC.

Find out if WIC can help your family

WIC Nutrition Program does not discriminate.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) (PDF) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

Email: program.intake@usda.gov

Fax: (202) 690-7442

 

Lincoln County WIC

509-725-1001 or 509-725-9213 ext 26

Appointments available: Tuesday thru Thursday & 4th Friday of the month 

Office hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

*If those days or times don’t work please call us to make arrangements.*