WIC ProgramWIC is a supplemental nutrition program whose mission is to help pregnant women, new mothers, infants and young children learn how to eat well and educate themselves about nutrition and how to prepare their meals in order to stay healthy. 

The WIC program was created to help pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women as well as infants and children under the age of 5. If you are a father, foster-parent or legal guardian don’t worry, you can still apply for WIC program for your child.

 

WV WIC Program offers:

  • helpful information about nutrition for the entire family
  • breastfeeding advice and support
  • healthy foods rich in minerals and vitamins essential for a healthy development of your baby
  • referrals to health and medical services

 

To determine who is eligible for WIC program you are put to a few tests as well as checking your income. See full eligibility requirements here.