Raising a family can be tough, and the Cayuga County WIC program can help. WIC offers free nutrition education, breastfeeding support and information about other services available in the community. In addition, WIC provides healthy foods to qualifying women, infants and children.
Our WIC services for the Auburn, NY area deliver personalized care to all qualifying residents. For your convenience, we also provide services in rural parts of the county including Cato, NY and Moravia, NY. After the application process, our team will explain how the program works and offer support and referrals to help your family get off to a healthy start. If you have friends or family that are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a child under the age of five, including fathers and caretakers, tell them about WIC! For more information about the Cayuga County WIC program, call or stop by our Auburn, NY office today.
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Local Markets Accepting WIC Farmers' Market Coupons
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*Don’t have farmers’ market coupons? Let the WIC nutritionist know you’d like them at your next appointment or call us to make an appointment to pick them up! 315-253-1406
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is dedicated to improving the health, safety and well being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Their website (healthychildren.org) has practical and proven information to help families grow healthy together from preconception through young adulthood.Healthychildren.org
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Their website (eatright.org) provides expert advise on various nutritional topics spanning the life cycle.Recipes For ParentsFor Infants & ChildrenFor Women
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion
This website gives you access to the latest nutrition education and physical activity recommendations to help you make lasting lifestyle changes. Custom plans and recommendations can be made for pregnant moms, breastfeeding moms, children, teens and adults. Visit their Pinterest page to find a variety of recipes as well.MyPlate WebsiteCreate Your MyPlate PlanMyPlate Pinterest Page
Resources To Help Boost Your Child's Brain Power!
Vroom.org is a resource to help brain development in children from birth to five years of age. This website helps you turn everyday shared moments into brain building moments to create the foundation for future learning. We, also, share some videos by Vroom on sample activities that they teach.Vroom WebsiteActivity for 0-18 mo oldActivity for 1-2 yrs oldActivity for 2-5 yrs oldActivity for 3-5yrs oldActivity for 4-5 yrs old
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Are you a Foster Parent?
Your Foster children under the age of 5 automatically qualify for our services! They are eligible to receive free food packages and free nutrition education to help them learn to live a long, healthy life. We also provide immunization screenings and referrals, tips on shopping, finding recipes, and offer referrals to doctors, dentists, and other healthcare providers in our area. Call our office at 315-253-1406 or chat with Wanda to learn more!