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.
This section features the lastest news and blog posts about WIC. You can also sign-up for email updates.
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New Report Indicates Need for Post-Pandemic Flexibilities in WIC Services
House to Vote on Continuing Resolution that Extends WIC Benefit Bump through March 2022
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State-By-State Breakdown of the Impact of WIC's Cash Value Benefit Increase
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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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