The Virgin Island WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a government-funded short term intervention program that aims to improve the overall health of low-income pregnant, lactating and postpartum women, infants as well as children below the age of 5 through nutrition education and other health services. 

What the Virgin Islands WIC Program Provides 

  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Information, resources and support for breastfeeding participants
  • Special checks or vouchers to buy nutritious foods from WIC approved grocers throughout the state
  • Referrals to immunization, substance abuse and treatment centers and other Virgin Islands health, family and social services

Virgin Islands WIC Program Eligibility Requirements 

To qualify for the state’s WIC Program, you must: 

  • Be a pregnant, breastfeeding (up to 12 months) or postpartum (up to 6 months after giving birth) woman, an infant or a child under the age of 5
  • Reside in Virgin Islands
  • Have a medical or nutrition risk
  • Have a total household income of or below the WIC income guidelines (185% of poverty)

If you think you qualify, call the WIC clinic in your community to arrange an appointment. At the appointment, you must bring the following documents: 

  • Proof of identification such as birth certificate or driver’s license
  • Proof of Virgin Islands address such as driver’s license or current utility bill
  • Proof of income such as pay stub or a letter from your employer with salary amount
  • Child/children you are applying for

For questions regarding application and other concerns, contact the Virgin Islands WIC through (340) 773-1311.