National WIC Association


Urgent Action Needed to Dispel Racism and Safeguard Black Lives


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WIC is Here for You

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Most states now allow new WIC applicants to enroll over the phone and current applicants to renew their benefits remotely.

Find your local WIC office and the right number to call.

(Find Free Meals for Kids here. Encuentra Comidas Gratis Para Niños aqui.)

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NWA has been collecting assets and content from members nationwide.

Click here for our evolving list of COVID-19 resources.

NWA 2021 Calendars now available for purchase!


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NWA Launches COVID-19 Response Fund

The National WIC Association's goal is to ensure that pregnant women and families with babies and young children, who have been negatively impacted by the economic downturn, know about WIC and are able to participate safely and easily, wherever they are.


Click here for more information on the COVID-19 Response Fund. 


July 1, 2020

USDA Extends WIC Waivers Through September 30

On June 29, the USDA announced the extension of all approved waivers for providers of WIC through September 30, 2020. These waivers have allowed state and local WIC agencies to offer remote services – including remote certification for new applicants, remote appointments, and remote benefit issuance. They also allow for expanded options for allowable WIC foods.

June 22, 2020

Reopening WIC: Additional Steps Need to Be Taken to Address Clinic Concerns

June 12, 2020

Announcing NWA's Annual Conference Keynote Speaker: Chef Kwame Onwuachi

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upcoming events

May 13, 2020

2020 Leadership Academy - Cohort 13

Cohort 13 will begin July 12, 2020. If you need assistance registering or have questions, please contact Emily Gilcher at or 202-232-5492.

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Other Events

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