Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
WIC is a federal program designed to provide food to low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children until the age of five.
The program provides a combination of nutrition education, supplemental foods, breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals for health care. WIC has proven effective in preventing and improving nutrition related health problems within its population.
Benefits of the WIC Program
Benefits of the WIC program can be found through the following North Carolina WIC Links:
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funds the WIC Program.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Section, Nutrition Services Branch administers the WIC Program. County health departments, community and rural health centers, and community action agencies provide the services.
What's New in WIC
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Read more here at: http://www.nutritionnc.com/nondiscrimination.htm