The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a public health nutrition program under the USDA providing nutrition education, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, and healthcare referrals for income-eligible women who are pregnant or post-partum, infants, and children up to age 5.
Learn about the WIC program in each State, get contact information, and view the state factsheet.
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NWA provides valuable educational content for all levels of WIC staff through professional development courses, webinars, and training resources.
The NWA Leadership Academy is designed to 1) assist WIC organizations in developing leadership skills for new leaders and 2) update the skills of current leaders.
NWA Webinars are held on most Thursdays at 3:00 pm ET on various WIC-related topics. View the schedule here.
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This morning at the Washington Leadership Conference, Douglas Besharov discussed WIC eligibility. We invite you to read his recent R Street article.
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