WIC

If you are pregnant, have just had a baby, or have a child under the age of 5, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) may be able to help you.

WIC is an equal opportunity provider.

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Attention WIC Participants: 

Offering to sell WIC formula or your eWIC card verbally, in printed classifieds, on-line web sites, or social media is a program violation and could possibly disqualify you or your child from receiving WIC benefits.

WIC foods are for the person for whom they are prescribed. Misuse of benefits may result in removal from WIC or you may be asked to repay the value of the food received. 

Be informed – Read the eWIC Benefits card pamphlet provided to you at your WIC certification visit.

Pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women up to six months after delivery, infants and children through age four can receive nutrition education, screening,and ental (tube feeding) foods.  Activities and information are provided to promote positive breastfeeding experience.  

For more information call 270-821-5242

If you are pregnant or a new mom, there is a free service called Text4baby.  Text BABY to 511411 and get Free messages on your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year.

Families enrolled in the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) nutrition program are now able to use their mobile phones to find the nearest WIC – approved grocer, & see current benefits by going to www.EBTShopper.com

WIC is a supplemental food program for infants and children, pregnant ,  postpartum and lactating women.  Participants must be income eligible and at nutritional risk.  Participants receive nutritional education along with an electronic benefit card (eWIC card) that has food benefits to supplement their diet.

WIC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866)632-9992, Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

fax: (202)690-7742; or

email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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