WIC Nutrition Program

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Overview

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all WIC services are provided over the phone.

The WIC program improves the health and well-being of women, infants, and children by providing nutritious food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals, and free language assistance. For more information about WIC or to schedule an appointment, please contact us by phone or follow the referral link below and WIC staff will contact you!  

Call 828-356-2222 or 828-356-2221

Interested in WIC?  Visit: WIC Referral Link

WIC is for eligible:

  • Children up to 5 years
  • Infants
  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women who have had a baby in the last 12 months
  • Women who had had a baby in the last 6 months

WIC provides:

  • Nutritious foods
  • Nutrition education
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Health care referrals
  • Free language assistance

WIC Eligibility

  • Fill out the prescreening tool to see if you may be eligible for WIC: WIC Prescreening Tool
  • Those on Medicaid and recipients of food stamps automatically qualify for WIC.

What WIC Provides

Nutritious Foods, such as:

  • Milk
  • Cereal
  • Whole-wheat bread, brown rice, whole-wheat and soft-corn tortillas
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Juice
  • Cheese
  • Tofu
  • Soy-based beverages
    Dried or canned beans, peas, and lentils
  • Peanut butter
  • Eggs
  • Infant foods

Nutrition Education

  • At Haywood County WIC participants work with a registered dietitian nutritionist to discuss individualized questions, concerns, and goals surrounding nutrition and health. 

Breastfeeding Education and Support

  • Haywood County WIC is dedicated to educating and supporting families with breastfeeding and has a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor on staff to provide assistance and referrals to community breastfeeding support. 

Healthcare Referrals

  • WIC helps connect families to local health and social services as needed. 

Contact Us Today!

 

Call 828-356-2222 or 828-356-2221


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