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WIC Program Services

Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County

Appointment and Information Center

561-357-6007

1-877-693-6703

Days and Hours:

Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

 

WIC services are not provided the 1st Thursday afternoon of the month.

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The WIC Program serves pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5.

Eligibility Determination:

Eligibility for the WIC Program is based on medical or nutrition factors and household income. The family’s gross income must not exceed 185% of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines. See if you are eligible for WIC, view the WIC Income Guidelines. An applicant currently receiving Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Stamps automatically meets the income eligibility requirement. You do not have to be on public assistance to qualify for WIC. Who is eligible for WIC and How to Apply Medical Referral Form.

WIC provides at no cost:

  • Nutrition assessment

  • Nutrition education and counseling

  • Nutrition education groups

  • Breastfeeding information, breast pump loan program, counseling and technical support

  • Healthy foods such as:

    • Milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, juice, peanut butter, beans and baby foods.

  • New WIC Food Packages

Infants who are not breastfed will receive the Contract Infant Formulas.

Non-contract formulas, exempt infant formulas and medical foods with written request and appropriate medical documentation. Medical Documentation for Formula and Food Form

Referrals for healthcare, immunizations and other community services
WIC services are provided by Registered and Licensed Nutritionists, Nutrition Educators, Health Educators, Breastfeeding Peer Counselors and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants.

You can register to vote or update your voter registration at any WIC site or on-line. https://dos.myflorida.com/elections/for-voters/voter-registration/register-to-vote-or-update-your-information/

USDA Non-discrimination statement:
https://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wic/_documents/nds-eng-spa-hai.pdf

Find more information about WIC at www.Floridawic.org