The Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, better known as the WIC Program, serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breast- feeding women, infants and children up to age 5.
For years HSI has been honored to be a steward of these Federal funds in our area and provide participants with supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education and counseling.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Anyone interested in applying or re-certifying for the WIC program needs to first call to make an appointment. The
The following items are required at the appointment:
Person applying for WIC (You, Infant, Child(ren))
Proof of identification for parent/caretaker AND person applying for WIC (a driver's license, birth certificate, hospital birth card)
Proof of residence (a document with your street address on it, such as a lease or bill)
Proof of enrollment in Medicaid, SNAP or Family Assistance or Proof of current household income. Proof of income must include documentation of income for everyone that is working in the household during the past 30 days i.e. weekly pay (4 paycheck stubs), bi-weekly (2 paycheck stubs), monthly (1 paycheck stub).
The documents are reviewed, then the individual is evaluated for a nutritional risk, which is a qualifier for determining eligibility in the WIC program.