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.
- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding women up to one year after delivery
- Post-partum women up to six months after delivery
- Infants and children up to the age of five including foster children
- Families recieving 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)
The main office is at 8 Crescent Street in Middletown, CT. The office is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30pm. It is also open on Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 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 to 5:00 pm. It is also open on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Call the main number at 860-358-4070 for more information about our locations and their hours.
- 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
The WIC program 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.