Alamance County Health Department
WIC Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
*Now open from 12-1pm Monday-Friday!
Extended WIC Hours
1st – 4th Mondays of each month (except holidays)
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
(By appointment only)
Please call us for an appointment
Walk-ins are welcome, but you may have a longer wait. Call us if you are unable to make your appointment or you would like to reschedule.
What is WIC? WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.
What does WIC offer?
|Peanut Butter||Beans and Peas (Canned or Dry)|
|Infant Cereal||Fruits and Vegetables|
|Whole Grain Cereals||Whole Grain Bread|
|Whole Grain Tortillas||Corn Tortillas|
WIC also offers Nutrition Education for their clients. Some of the topics include:
- Infant Feeding,
- Breastfeeding Support,
- Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy,
- Purchasing food on a budget,
- Special Diets, and
- Child Growth and Development.
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 6 months
- Children up to 5 years of age
Am I Eligible for WIC?
All sizes and types of families qualify for WIC. You may or may not be working. You may be a student. You may be single or married. You may live with your parents.
You MUST meet WIC Income Guidelines.
Income Eligibility Chart (Effective June 1, 2016)
Even if you have a job, you may be eligible. If you are on Work First Family Assistance, Medicaid, or receive Food Stamps, you may already meet the income guidelines.
A Nutritionist will determine potential health risk factor based on:
- Height and Weight Measurements
- Blood Test for Iron Level
- Health History
- Diet History
All WIC applicants must be seen in the WIC office to enroll.
How Do I Apply for WIC or What If I Have More Questions? If you have questions not answered above, or wish to make an appointment, please call the Alamance County Health Department WIC Office at (336) 570-6745.
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Additional information is available at http://www.nutritionnc.com/wic
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