Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Our WIC Program offers:
- Screening for nutrition and health needs.
- Information on how to use WIC foods to improve health.
- Benefits to buy foods that help keep you and your children healthy and strong.
- Referrals to doctors, dentists, and programs like FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Works (W-2), and Head Start.
- Information on healthy eating during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
- Help with starting or continuing breastfeeding.
- Infant formula, if needed.
- Immunization referrals.
- Blood lead testing (recommended at ages 1 and 2 to ensure your child is safe from lead exposure).
To be eligible for WIC benefits in Wisconsin, a person must meet the following requirements:
- Be a pregnant, breastfeeding or new mother; be an infant up to age one; or be a child up to age 5; and
- be a resident of Wisconsin; and
- be income eligible; and
- have a health or nutrition need.
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