Fraud

Did You Know?

Posting WIC checks, foods, baby formula, or breast pumps for sale in newspapers or on the Internet is FRAUD. This includes:

  • Craig’s List
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • eBay
  • Any other social media outlet giving away WIC checks, foods, baby formula, or breast pumps OR selling them for cash is FRAUD.

Enrollment in WIC at more than ONE local agency is FRAUD.

Reporting false income, household size or pregnancy to become eligible to participate in WIC is FRAUD.

Buying or selling WIC checks, foods, baby formula, or breast pumps or allowing someone else to do so is FRAUD.

Altering WIC checks in any way is FRAUD.

YOU MAY BE:

  • DISQUALIFIED from the WIC Program.
  • Required to REPAY IN CASH the value of foods, baby formula or breast pump issued to you.
  • PROSECUTED under State and Federal laws

What Can You Do If You Suspect Fraud?

If you suspect that someone may be committing FRAUD, please contact the Bureau of Special Investigations (BSI). You may report your concerns anonymously. Call the Toll Free Hotline at: 1-877-282-6657 or email to: foodfraud@health.ny.gov

Clinic Closure

On Wednesday, April 26th the clinic will be open from 8:30am-12:30pm only. The clinic will be closed for the remainder of the day. We will reopen Thursday, April 27th at 8:00am.

Clinic Closure

WEDNESDAY APRIL 12TH The clinic be open from 8:30am-12:00pm only and closed in the afternoon. We will re-open on Thursday, April 13th at 8:00am.

Clinic Closed

The clinic will be closed Friday March 31st. It will reopen Monday April 3rd at 8:30am.