Benefits Received by WIC Participants

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The WIC Staff cares about you and your children. They provide:

 

  • Information on how to use WIC foods to improve health

  • Benefits to buy foods that help keep you and your children healthy and strong. The foods WIC provides are fresh, canned or frozen fruits and vegetables, whole grain foods, milk, fruit juice, infant formula, cereal, eggs, peanut butter, canned or dried beans and peas, canned tuna fish & salmon and cheese

  • Help getting immunizations and lead screening for your children

  • Practical advice on food shopping, recipes, taking care of babies, and how to breastfeed

  • Information on healthy eating during pregnancy, breastfeeding and tips on feeding your child

  • Referrals to doctors, dentists and programs like Food Share, Badger Care, Food Pantries, Maternal & Child Health Nurses, Smoking Cessation Programs and other healthcare or community programs