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The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is a public health nutrition program funded through the United States Department of Agriculture for low to moderate income families to eat well and stay healthy.  WIC provides an eWIC card to buy WIC approved foods:

  • fresh fruits and vegetables
  • whole grains like brown rice, bread and tortillas
  • beans or peanut butter
  • milk, cheese, yogurt
  • cereals
  • eggs
  • infant formula
  • baby foods and cereal

WIC provides nutrition, health and breastfeeding information and support services through Registered Dietitians/Certified Lactation Consultants, including free breast pumps and meal planning ideas.  WIC also provides community resources and referrals to other programs.

WIC eligibility:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Newly delivered mothers
  • Infants
  • Children up to 5 years
  • Foster children up to age 5
  • All caregivers including dads, grandparents, foster parents, and guardians
  • Live in Nebraska
  • Meet federal income guidelines or are enrolled In Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (ADC)

There are 2 WIC locations with the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department:

  • 3131 O St, 402-441-6200                      
  • 2662 Cornhusker Hwy St 7, 402-441-4204

For more information visit their website or to schedule an appointment call 402-441-6200.