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WIC Provides Nutritious Foods, Nutrition Education and Breastfeeding Support

What is WIC?

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 five.
What Does WIC Provide

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?

Who Is Eligible For WIC?

Women 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

 

$432

$864      

$936

$1,872

$22,459

2

 

$586

$1,172

$1,269

$2,538

$30,451

3

 

$740

$1,479

$1,602

$3,204

$38,443

4

 

$893

$1,786

$1,935

$3,870

$46,435

5

 

$1,047

$2,094

$2,268

$4,536

$54,427

6

 

$1,201

$2,401

$2,601

$5,202

$62,419

7

 

$1,355

$2,709

$2,934

$5,868

$70,411

8

 

$1,508

$3,016

$3,267

$6,534

$78,403

(Effective: 7/1/18

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

How Do I Apply?

Call your local clinic to schedule an appointment to meet with a WIC staff member. To 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?

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.