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, provide proof of identification, and complete a nutrition assessment by a Nutritionist.

To view income guidelines, click on the link below and select Eligibility:
https://www.nutritionnc.com/wic/

Nondiscrimination Statement/Aviso de No Discriminacio‘n:
http://www.nutritionnc.com/nondiscrimination.htm


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  1. Meggon Hammack

    WIC Director

Clinic Locations:

116-A W. 3rd Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 2787

Monday 8:30 am – 7 pm Appointments & Walk-Ins Accepted,

Tuesday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5 pm Appointments & Walk-Ins Accepted,

Friday 8:30 am – 12 pm by Appointment, Walk-Ins Accepted

252-535-4845

204 Evans Road

Hollister, NC 27844

Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am - 5 pm

252-586-1709

19 N. Dobbs Street

Halifax, NC 27839

Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 am - 5 pm

252-583-5021