Benefits

All Participants Receive:

  • Screening for nutrition and health needs
  • Information on how to use WIC foods to improve health
  • WIC EBT card to buy foods that help keep you and your children healthy and strong
  • Referrals to doctors, dentists, and programs like FoodShare, Medicaid, BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Works (W-2) and Head Start

Women Receive:

  • WIC foods
  • Nutrition Education
  • Health Screenings
  • Information on healthy eating during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Help with starting or continuing breastfeeding infants
  • Help with starting or continuing breastfeeding
  • Infant formula, if needed
  • Immunization, PNCC, Dental, and First Breath referrals
  • Parents/caregivers receive information on taking care of babies

Children Receive:

  • WIC foods.
  • Nutrition Education
  • Health Screenings
  • Immunization, Dental, and Fit Families referrals
  • Parents/caregivers receive information on food shopping, recipes and feeding a child

Food Benefits

  • Fruits, vegetables (fresh, frozen, canned) and seasonal farmers market checks.
  • 100% juice
  • Whole wheat/whole grain foods: 100% whole wheat bread, whole wheat noodles, brown rice, soft corn or whole wheat tortillas.
  • Beans, peas, lentils (canned or dried)
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned fish (light tuna or pink salmon)
  • Milk, eggs, yogurt, and cheese
  • Infant cereals, fruits and vegetables, and meats

Formulas and Medical Nutritionals

  • Standard contract formulas
  • Exempt (special) formulas for infants and children with special needs
  • Medical foods for children and women with special needs