Services

WIC Provides Nutritious Foods, Nutrition Education and Breastfeeding Support

What is WIC?

WIC is a nutrition education program.  WIC provides nutritious foods that promote good health for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Women who just had a baby
  • Breastfeeding moms
  • Infants and children up to age

What does WIC Provide:

  • Nutrition education and support
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Referral or health care
  • Immunization screening and referral
  • Supplemental foods such as:
    • Cereal
    • Eggs
    • Milk
    • Whole-grain foods
    • Fruits and Vegetables
    • Infant Formula

Who is Eligible for WIC?

Woman who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a baby less than 6 months old, and infants and children up to 5 years old are eligible to apply for WIC.  Fathers are welcome to apply for WIC for children up to age 5.

To qualify for service you must:

  • Live In The County Where You Apply
  • Be Pregnant, Breastfeeding, or Postpartum (having a baby less than 6 months old)
  • Be An Infant or Child Up to 5 Years Old
  • Be Income Eligible - see guidelines below

 

INCOME GUIDELINES:

Family
Unit

 

Weekly

Biweekly

Twice 
Monthly

Monthly

Yearly

1

 

$423

$846

$916

$1,832

$21,978

2

 

$570

$1,140

$1,235

$2,470

$29,637

3

 

$718

$1,435

$1,554

$3,108

$37,296

4

 

$865

$1,730

$1,874

$3,747

$44,955

5

 

$1,012

$2,024

$2,193

$4,385

$52,614

6

 

$1,160

$2,319

$2,512

$5,023

$60,273

7

 

$1,307

$2,614

$2,832

$5,663

$67,951

8

 

$1,455

$2,910

$3,152

$6,304

$75,647

 (Effective: 7/1/16)

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

How Do I Apply?

Call your local clinic to schedule an appointment to meet with a WIC staff member.  Too see if you quality all it takes is a visit to your local WIC clinic!

 

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MIDDLETOWN CENTER 

1036 S. Verity Parkway • Middletown, Ohio • 513-705-9040

HAMILTON/BEVER CENTER

210 S. Second Street • Hamilton, Ohio • 513-896-7022

HAMILTON/WEST CENTER

903 NW Washington Blvd., Ste. A • Hamilton, Ohio • 513-896-7022

  OXFORD CENTER

 10 N. Locust St., Ste. A • Oxford, Ohio • 513-896-7022

What Do I Bring to My First Visit?

  • Proof of income (current pay stub, approval letter for Health Start, Ohio Works First, Food Stamps or current Medicaid card)
  • Proof of address (utility or credit bill, or Ohio driver's license)
  • Proof of identity for you and any other applicant (birth certificate, driver's license, Medicaid card, crib card or shot record)
  • All family members applying for WIC services
  • If pregnant, a doctor's statement showing due date
  • Children's shot records



To Apply for WIC online in Ohio follow this link to the online application. Online WIC Application, **Note:  clicking on the application, you will be directed to the State website..  This same application is used to apply for Healthy Start & Healthy Families in Ohio.

There are WIC clinics in all of Ohio's 88 counties. Applicants can call the Help Me Grow Helpline at 1-800-755-GROW(4769) for specific clinic locations or call your county WIC clinic.

Cindy Meale, a Registered Dietitian, is the Director of the Butler County WIC Program.   She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from the University of Cincinnati.  

Being of Italian descent, Cindy has always had a passion for food and cooking and an appreciation of diversity.  That combined with an interest in health care came the perfect profession—Dietetics. 

Cindy has been with the Butler County WIC Program for over 30 years.  She has a passion for work in Public Health Nutrition, in particular, working with pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants and young children.   She finds taking care of families during this critical time of growth and development and making a positive impact on their lives is extremely rewarding.    “I love helping families lead a better life style through compassion, good food, good nutrition and education”.