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