COVID-19 Messages for Our FamiliesAppointments
- Our goal is to keep you and your family as safe as possible. Therefore, all appointments are currently being completed over the phone. If you call with questions or to schedule an appointment, please leave a message on our voicemail. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
- If you have a scheduled appointment, WIC staff will contact you with details before your appointment time and the expiration date of your benefits. If you need to schedule an appointment or are interested in applying for the program, please call us at 860-358-4070 or send us a message, and we will be happy to assist you.
For Current Participants
There are several ways to check your current balance:
- Download the WIC Shopper app using your eWIC card number. You will also find current benefit and appointment information.
- Call the customer service number on the back of your eWIC Card.
- Visit the EBT for SNAP, WIC and Cash Payments site.
WIC—the Women, Infants and Children Program—is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women and families with babies and young children eat well and stay healthy.
The WIC Program is here to help:
- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding women, up to one year after delivery
- Postpartum women, up to six months after delivery
- Infants and children up to the age of five, including foster children
- Families receiving HUSKY A or SNAP
For information about income requirements for eligibility, click here.
- Funding for healthy foods such as milk (cows milk, Lactaid or soy milk), eggs, cheese, yogurt, 100% juice, whole grains, fortified cereals, beans and peanut butter, fruits and vegetables, infant formula, cereals and jar foods
- Benefits are loaded to an EBT card, which can be used at grocery stores and many pharmacies.
- Support and information about breastfeeding your baby
- Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy
- Help in finding health care and other community services
- Farm market checks for fresh fruits and vegetables (available in summer months)
Please note that, due to the COVID-19 emergency, all appointments are taking place over the phone. Please contact us to learn more.
We are planning to partially re-open our offices starting October 1, 2020.
The main office is located at 8 Crescent Street in Middletown, CT. The office is open Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 am–4:30 pm, Tuesday from 8 am–6 pm, and Friday from 8 am–2 pm.
Shoreline Outreach Location (TEMPORARILY CLOSED)
We have a secondary location at the United Methodist Church on 12 Commerce Street in Clinton, CT. It is open on the first Tuesday of each month from 9:30 am—5 pm. It is also open on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 am–3:30 pm.
There are a number of ways that the WIC program can support your family's health. Whether you are looking to learn more about breastfeeding or find supplemental foods, our team is here for you and your children. For example:
- WIC helps new moms with breastfeeding.
- WIC families learn about nutrition, healthy meals and snacks.
- WIC helps families make their money go further.
- WIC helps families get access to nutritious foods.
- WIC women are more likely to have healthy babies.
- WIC children get a head start on health.
- WIC helps families to learn about other resources and services in the community.
We partner with the CT Department of Public Health to offer WIC. For more about how to apply, breastfeeding and formula resources, FAQs and much more, visit their website.
USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights: 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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