The WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a special government-funded nutritional program offered to eligible women, infants and children in Montana. With the main goal of improving overall health and nutrition, WIC provides a wide range of services aimed at giving valuable information that will help these applicants choose a more nutritional lifetime pathway. 

Montana WIC Program Eligibility Requirements

The Montana WIC Program accepts women applicants who are of low income, who are at a pregnant, lactating or postpartum stage. Infants and children up to age five are also welcome to enroll  provided that all these applicants are at nutrition or medical risk.

Once qualified by a health specialist, WIC participants will receive numerous benefits such as:

  • nutritional information and tips in developing good eating habits,
  • breastfeeding tips on equipment knowledge and support,
  • health and social service referrals,
  • online and offline health classes,
  • nutritional counselling,
  • and food packages containing various nutritional foods which include fresh produce, dairy products and seafood every month.

Not only do these efforts generate a successful health rate, they also come absolutely free of charge for the WIC member.

In accordance with the federal law and the US Department of Agriculture policy, The WIC program of Montana operates under a non-discrimination clause to eliminate any form of bias against race, gender, color, national origin, age or disability. The program is made easily accessible to its local community.

How do I contact my local WIC branch?

For inquiries and other concerns, you may reach WIC Montana via their website or call them directly at (406) 444-4747.