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WIC helps families.

WIC supports moms, moms-to-be, and their families with:

  • healthy food
  • nutrition advice
  • breastfeeding support
  • referrals to other services
You may be eligible for WIC.

You may be eligible if you:

  • live in New York
  • are pregnant or have a child under age 5
  • meet income guidelines

Dads, grandparents, and other caregivers can apply for children under 5 in their care.

WIC can help you.

To learn more and apply for WIC benefits, call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 1-800-522-5006 and ask for help with WIC, or see this list of local WIC Clinics.

Please note that WIC Help Specialist services are no longer available in New York.

eWIC a new way to shop

Shopping just got easier with eWIC!

WIC benefits are now given on an eWIC card. No more paper checks! The card is used just like a debit card at WIC-approved stores.

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WIC provides pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under age five with healthy food, breastfeeding support, nutrition advice, and referrals to other helpful services. Dads, grandparents, and caregivers can also apply for children in their care.

WIC can improve lifetime health for women, their infants, and young children. WIC may be able to help you and your child!

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