WIC Supplemental Food
What is the WIC Program?
WIC is a federally funded Supplemental Nutrition, Education, and Referral Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Program Goal and Eligibility Criteria
WIC provides many benefits to pregnant women, breastfeeding moms and babies, moms with a baby younger than six months, as well as infants and children who are younger than five years old including foster children, children living with caretakers such as dad, grandparents or other family members.
Applicants must meet guidelines for income and residence. Those who receive Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and/or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) automatically qualify.
Did you know that you can work and still be eligible for WIC?
Click here Version OptionsWIC Supplemental FoodHeadline to view income eligibility guidelines or give our office a call at 315-253-1406. For more information about the WIC Program you can also check visit: www.WICStrong.com
The Cayuga County WIC Program is also on Facebook - @CayugaCoWIC. Be sure to follow our page for information, changes to our program and helpful tips for young families.
All clinic appointments can be done over the phone due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Call 315-253-1406.
Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants are available to assist women with breastfeeding! For more information on Breastfeeding Support in Cayuga County check out:
- Cayuga County Breastfeeding Connection Facebook Page Opens a New Window.
- Cayuga County Breastfeeding Resource Guide Opens a New Window.
For information or to apply for the WIC Program you can also check out WIC Strong.