Our goal is to keep you and your family as safe as possible. Therefore, all appointments are currently being completed over the phone. We are planning a partial reopening of our offices starting October 1, 2020.
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.
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:
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 receivingHUSKY 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)
Our WIC Program staff can help you make an appointment or check to see if you are eligible for the program. To reach us, you can:
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:
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.
2 Specialty Care Locations
WIC is run in collaboration with the Connecticut Department of Public Health. For additional information on eligibility, rules and regulations, application information, and FAQs visit their website.