Cornell Cooperative Extension Schenectady County WIC Program offers NY WIC program support for those who live in the surrounding areas. Pregnant women, new mothers, and guardians of children under age five come to us frequently for guidance and nutritional support. When you come into the Cornell Cooperative Extension Schenectady County WIC Program office for WIC services, we will listen to your concerns, help you determine eligibility, and support healthy decision making.
Those who qualify for state WIC services through Cornell Cooperative Extension Schenectady County WIC Program can access financial support for grocery shopping, breastfeeding support, and educational support in the surrounding areas. Give yourself and your child the gift of health. Women and single men enduring financial hardship can regain a sense of health and empowerment through this program. Come to Cornell Cooperative Extension Schenectady County WIC Program for more information about our WIC program and speak to one of our qualified WIC service representatives.
*4th Saturday of each month open 8:30am-12:15pm
June - October
Farmer’s Market checks are currently available!
You do not need to have an appointment scheduled to pick up checks. Don’t forget to bring your WIC ID card!
Checks can be used until the end of November.
Local Farmers’ Markets:
Schenectady Green Market
105 Jay Street, near City Hall
May 7-October 29
Schenectady City Hall Farmers’ Market
City Hall 105 Jay Street
May 11-October 26
August 1st - 4th
Thank you to everyone who participated and made this week especially fun!
Tuesday August 1st-Friday August 4th we celebrated World Breastfeeding Week. We had a different event each day to celebrate breastfeeding moms and their families!
Tuesday August 1st: Mamma Groups
Wednesday August 2nd: Vendor Day
Thursday August 3rd: Family Day
Friday August 4th: The Big Latch
We hope to see everyone again next year!World Breastfeeding Week Offical Page
Are you looking for help and guidance with breastfeeding?
Check out our Capital District Breastfeeding Support Calendar to find a group: Breastfeeding Support Groups Capital District Calendar 2017
Not sure where you can use your WIC checks?
Click the link below to find a local vendor near you!
Schenectady County now has a Baby Cafe!
A baby café is a free drop-in service offering breastfeeding support for pregnant women and new parents.
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month
11:00am – 1:00pm.
Phyllis Bornt Branch Library and Literacy Center
948 State Street
Schenectady NY 12307
Siblings and partners welcome.
Refreshments and snacks will be served.
September 5th & 19th
October 3rd & 17th
Pat, Senior Administrative Assistant
Peggy, Administrative Assistant
Mary Lou, Receptionist
Evelyn, Nutritionist Coordinator
Amber, Public Health Nutritionist
Anna, Public Health Nutritionist
Shannon, Breastfeeding Coordinator/Nutritionist
Candace, Peer Counselor
Ebony, Peer Counselor
Grace, Peer Counselor
Stephanie, Medical Assistant