Texas WIC Program
The Texas WIC Program has a specific mission: to provide the highest quality services as possible in the entire nation and doing so with integrity and 100% respect to all the funded potential WIC eligible population.
Texas WIC Program Vision
To see more and more healthy women and children by providing effective nutrition education and services, healthy and nutritious foods as well as referrals to the right health and human services. All of these will be delivered with integrity and high respect for those who are served.
The Texas WIC program has the main goal to educate and teach mothers all over the country about the proper nutrition for babies and young children.
About the WIC program.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a program focused on health and nutrition who successfully improved the diet of infants, children as well as pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women who find themselves at risk of nutrition-based illness.
By providing healthy foods, nutrition online classes for parents, immunizations for infants and young children, help and support for breastfeeding mothers as well as medical and social-service referrals, the Texas WIC program promotes a life of a much better quality for Texas’ children and infants who are the most vulnerable.
The foods recommended in the program and the WIC food packages are a “prescribed” for each individual separately, depending on the participant’s nutritional needs. The WIC foods provide the essential vitamins and minerals such as protein, iron, vitamins C and A and Calcium which are crucial for a healthy development of your child during pregnancy and early childhood.
More than 900,000 women infants and children are currently benefiting from the Texas WIC services each month. These benefits are available for anyone living in any of the 254 Texas counties and you can get in touch with a representative of the WIC program at anyone of the 70 contracting agencies which include city-county health departments, community action agencies, hospital districts, university medical facilities, and regional clinics of the Department of State Health Services.
Almost 75% of the women and children who are eligible for the Texas WIC program are currently benefiting from its services.
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