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WIC

What is WIC?
 
  • WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition education program.
  • WIC provides healthy foods including fruits and vegetables.
  • WIC provides nutrition education to help people make better food choices.
  • WIC provides information about how these relate to overall health.
  • WIC has a breastfeeding Peer Counselor to provide breastfeeding support.
  • WIC provides breast pumps and supplies for WIC clients

Who can get WIC? 
  • Pregnant women.
  • A breastfeeding woman up to one year after the baby is born.
  • A non-breastfeeding woman up to 6 months after the baby is born
  • Infants
  • Children up to the fifth birthday

Where:

151 Sigmon Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092


When:
Monday, Wednesday,  Thursday
8:00am-5:30pm Closed 12:00-1:00pm
Tuesday
8:00am-7:00pm Closed 12:00-1:00pm
Friday
8:00am-12:30pm


To make an appointment, please call:
Ph: (704) 736-8639,
Ph: (704) 736-8640 or
Ph: (704) 732-0487


Fax: (704) 732-0469

Hows:

Eligibility:

Income – If you already receive Medicaid, SNAP (Food Stamps) or Work First, you are already income eligible. If you don’t, we screen household income. Household income must be less than 185% of the US poverty Income Guidelines.

Residence – We serve all NC counties. Proof of address of where you live in North Carolina is required.

Identification – Proof of ID is required for whoever is applying for WIC services.

Medical/Nutritional Risk – It is determined by a nutritionist. A client talks to a nutritionist to determine whether or not they are eligible based on a nutritional or medical risk.

For more information, please see North Carolina WIC website.
   

The USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

http://nutritionnc.com/nondiscrimination.htm