The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a Federal food assistance program that distributes Federal grants to State ag. WIC provides benefits to over 8 million pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five who are low-income and nutritionally at risk. Benefits include supplemental nutrient-rich foods, health care and social service referrals, nutrition counseling and education, breastfeeding resources and support, and immunizations assessments and screenings.
Please visit our WIC FAQ, History, State Agency Map, and Benefits pages to learn more about the WIC Program. You can also find out more by clicking here for the USDA’s Fact Sheet on WIC.