As of March 24, 2020, the Broome County Women, Infants and Childrens’ office will be providing services over the phone and participants will receive their benefits remotely. Participants are urged to call the local WIC office at 607.778.2881 with any questions/ concerns or to update their contact information.
WIC services from the Broome County Health Department help new mothers and children up to age five stay healthy. Through the program, adults can obtain compensation for nutritious foods including vegetables, fruits, and protein sources. The Binghamton WIC program also gives women access to nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, and health and social service referrals.
Don’t let financial hardship keep you from maintaining optimal health. Come to the Broome County Health Department to learn more about the program. If you meet eligibility requirements including financial need and state residency criteria, you can use WIC checks to help pay for certain items at local pharmacies and grocery stores. Our WIC program team at Broome County Health Department will help you find the answers you need. Stop by today to get started.
Clinic Hours and Operations
As of March 24, 2020, the Broome County Women, Infants and Childrens’ office will be providing services over the phone and participants will receive their benefits remotely. Participants are urged to call the local WIC office at 607.778.2881 with any questions/ concerns or to update their contact information.Broome County Schedule
The following guidelines are valid through June 30, 2021.
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Fun Activities for Kids
Play is a great way to teach nutrition in a fun and interactive way.
Here are some great activities you can do with your kids to make healthy living fun!
- Sorting Groceries – Have your child help put away the groceries after a trip to the store. This is a great way to talk about healthy foods and encourage healthy eating.
- Coloring Pages – Look for coloring pages of fruits and vegetables. Kids love coloring, so coloring their favorite healthy foods is a great way to reinforce their value.
- Play outside – Staying active is important to healthy lifestyle. When the weather allows, unplug and enjoy some outdoor play.