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.
You can find the WIC Non-Discrimination Policy, in accordance with federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in Chapter 4 Section 2 of the WIC Program Manual under Public Notification.
Additional information is available at http://www.nutritionnc.com/wic
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