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Do you qualify for WIC?

Qualifying for WIC is easier than you think. You may even qualify if you are not a legal resident, not a US citizen, or if you or someone in your household is working. Learn more about applying today.

Approved Foods


There are thousands of WIC approved foods.

Finding WIC approved foods is easier than you think. Just follow this simple guide to find the foods that are eligible for purchase with your WIC benefits.

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Why is Breastfeeding Important?

WIC really saved me

WIC pushed me to eat healthy and put my baby's needs before the rough situation I was in.  I now have my own job and am a strong, single mother.  I never could've done it without the extra help.

Anonymous

2015-08-17T17:10:28+00:00

Anonymous

WIC pushed me to eat healthy and put my baby’s needs before the rough situation I was in.  I now have my own job and am a strong, single mother.  I never could’ve done it without the extra help.

I couldn’t imagine a more helpful program for young mothers

I truly thought I was going to pick up a second job, just to feed my child.
The WIC program has helped tremendously.

Kelsey B., Utica, NY

2015-05-22T16:14:13+00:00

Kelsey B., Utica, NY

I truly thought I was going to pick up a second job, just to feed my child.
The WIC program has helped tremendously.

What a great program!

The WIC program is an amazing benefit to our family!

John Smith, Rome, NY

2015-05-22T16:44:39+00:00

John Smith, Rome, NY

The WIC program is an amazing benefit to our family!

Farmer’s Market Checks

Now is a great time to visit your local Farmer's Market and redeem your WIC Farmer's Market checks. The markets are full of beautiful, nutritious, and delicious vegetables and fruits. Choose something you've never tried before or let your child

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Help Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

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Check out the NYS WIC Food Guide

NYS WIC Food Guide