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WIC Program

 


WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM:

WIC is a supplemental food program that provides education and other services to families. By participating in the WIC Program, you will receive valuable nutrition information and education, such as:

  • Using WIC foods to improve health
  • Getting the most from your food dollar
  • Infant and child growth and development
  • Eating healthy during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Education and support for breastfeeding
  • Tips to help your child eat well
  • Referrals to other services

WIC ELIGIBILITY FACTS

  • Many working families, students, and military families qualify.
  • A pregnant woman counts as two family members.
  • The WIC Program uses the same income guidelines as free and reduced price school lunches.
  • Fathers, guardians and foster parents may apply for WIC for their children under age 5.

Ready to apply? Call our office at 920-869-4829.


WIC Breastfeeding Services:

Breastfeeding Support: Our WIC nutritionists assist with early breastfeeding education, support and problem solving to help mothers and their families feel comfortable and confident feeding their babies.

Breast Pump Guidance: WIC provides educational resources and breast pump guidance for mothers. Visit our Breastfeeding Services page for more information on breastfeeding.

Referrals to Health and Social Services:
An added benefit of the WIC Program is screening for other health concerns and referrals to other appropriate health and social services. Our staff help to guide participants to other local resources based on need. View our Oneida Community Resource Guide for more information.

 


NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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