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WIC Help NY

Healthy moms. Healthy kids.

Hi, I’m Wanda! Chat with me to learn about WIC! You can also find more information below.

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WIC helps families.

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

  • healthy food
  • nutrition education
  • 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. Working families and non-U.S. citizens can qualify, too.

WIC can help you.

To learn more, chat with Wanda, WIC’s 24/7 virtual assistant. In less than 3 minutes, you can see if you may be eligible and get a referral to your local WIC Office.

Chat with Wanda!

For help in Spanish, English and other languages, call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 1-800-522-5006 and ask for help with WIC, or see this list of local WIC Offices.

Survey: We Want to Hear From You About WIC!

Are you pregnant, or caring for children under age 5? We want to hear about your knowledge of or experiences with WIC.  You do not have to be enrolled in WIC to take this short 5-minute survey. The first 250 people who complete it will get a $5 e-gift card. Participation is optional will not impact your WIC eligibility or benefits.

Take the survey!

$24-47/month for Fruits & Veggies!

Through the end of September, most WIC kids and moms will get $24-47/month to buy fruits and veggies. Not getting WIC yet? Chat with Wanda, WIC’s 24/7 virtual assistant, to see if you are eligible!

eWIC a new way to shop

Shopping is 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.

Learn More

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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