Women, Infants & Children (WIC) / Nutrition

Yadkin County WIC

WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for women, infants, and children (WIC) funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

WIC Is For

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women who have had a baby in the last 12 months
  • Women who have had a baby in the last six months
  • Infants
  • Children up to age 5

Requirements for Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be living in North Carolina
  • Be at nutritional risk based on:
    • Abnormal height and/or weight measurements
    • Abnormal test for low iron
    • Documented nutrition-related medical conditions
    • Inadequate dietary intake
  • Be income eligible

The assessment of nutritional risk is made by a nutritionist at the WIC office and at no cost to the participant. WIC income eligibility guidelines are based on household size and income. Even if you have a job, you may be eligible. If you are on Medicaid, Work First Families Assistance (TANF), or receive Food Stamps, you already meet the income guidelines.

Additional Information

For more information about health related data, healthcare services, and community resources or to comment on services, please visit call 336.849.7910.

Para más información sobre data, servicios de salud, y servicios en la comunidad o para comentar sobre nuestros servicios, por favor llame al 336.849.7910.

Equal Opportunity

View the full non-discrimination statement in both English and Spanish. To file a complaint of discrimination, call us toll-free at (866) 632-9992 or write to:

USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-9410

Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.