The Holmes County
WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) Program
What is WIC? - WIC (Women, Infants, & Children) is a supplemental nutrition education program for pregnant women, women who recently had a baby, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to 5 years old.
What does WIC offer?
- Nutrition education and support
- Breastfeeding information and support
- Peer support during pregnancy and while breastfeeding
- Infant feeding classes
- Referrals to healthcare and other programs which may benefit the family
- Supplemental foods like: milk, cereal, eggs, beans/peanut butter, whole grains, juice, fruits and vegetables, and cheese and fish for breastfeeding women, baby food and infant formula
To qualify for WIC, you must:
- Live in Ohio
- Meet WIC income guidelines
- Have certain health or nutritional risks
What do I need to bring to my appointment?
- Proof of income for anyone working in the home (items such as current pay stubs, tax forms if self-employeed, unemployment, Ohio Works First, Food Stamps, or current Medicaid card)
- Proof of address (items such as utility or credit bill, Ohio driver's license)
- Proof of identity for you and anyone else applying for WIC (items such as birth certificate, driver's license, state ID, crib card, shot record)
- Each member of the family applying for WIC services
- If pregnant, a doctor's statement showing your due date
- Shot records for each of the children that would be on WIC
- Completed paperwork (attached at bottom of this page)
To apply for WIC services: To learn more about WIC or to schedule an appointment, contact the WIC staff at the Holmes County Health District at 330-674-8455