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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.

New York WIC Strong Commercial

Why is Breastfeeding Important?

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!

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.

Ithaca Festival Parade with WIC!

The Tompkins County WIC office will be taking part in the Ithaca Festival Parade on June 2nd and is looking for participants to march with us to support WIC and breastfeeding! Click on link to see attached poster for details.

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Clinic Closure

The clinic is open on Wednesday May 10th from 8:30am-12:30pm and will be closed for the remainder of the day. The clinic will reopen on Thursday May 11th at 8:00am.

Tip: Have fun with your Food!!

Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to create fun shapes out of whole wheat bread. Top with berries or nut butter for added flavor.   Come up with more fun food ideas. Have fun with the kids and come with more activities!!

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