What is WIC?

WIC is a nutrition education and food supplemental program that provides:

  •  Healthy foods
  •  Health care referrals
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Eating tips for you and your child
  • Nutrition education

WIC mothers are strongly encouraged to breastfeed their infants. All WIC staff are trained to promote and provide breastfeeding support.

Breastfeeding support offered at WIC:

  • Basic breastfeeding information and referrals
  • Help with breastfeeding after delivery
  • Breastfeeding aids as needed, such as pumps, breast shells and etc.

Who can receive WIC?

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

Applicants must meet income guidelines, be a resident of North Carolina and complete a nutrition assessment by a Nutritionist.

View income guidelines here:

WIC’s Nondiscrimination Statement:

  1. Meggon Hammack

    Interim WIC Director

Clinic Locations:

116-A W. 3rd Street
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Monday 8:30 am - 7 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday by Appointment

204 Evans Road
Hollister, NC 27844
Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am - 5 pm

19 N. Dobbs Street
Halifax, NC 27839
Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 am - 5 pm