Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children. It is the Special Supplemental Nutrition eWIC App EnglishProgram for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, commonly referred to as the WIC Program.

Who WIC is For

  • Breastfeeding women who have had a baby in the last 12 monthseWIC App Spanish
  • Infants
  • Pregnant women
  • Women who have had a baby in the last 6 months
  • Children up to 5 years of age

What WIC Provides

  • Breastfeeding support
  • Eating tips for you and your child
  • Health care referrals
  • Healthy foods

Eligibility

To be eligible, you or your child must:

  • Have a health risk factor based on:
    • Height and weight
    • Blood test for low iron
    • Health history
    • Diet history
  • Live in a household with income at or below WIC guidelines
  • Live in North Carolina

Non-Discrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online on the Filing a Program Discrimination Complaint as a USDA Customer page, or any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by: 

  • Mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
  • Fax 202-690-7442 
  • Email

Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Speech Disabilities Information

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing 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.

Declaración de No-Discriminación

El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (por sus siglas en inglés "USDA") prohíbe la discriminación contra sus clientes, empleados y solicitantes de empleo por raza, color, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad, sexo, identidad de género, religión, represalias y, según corresponda, convicciones políticas, estado civil, estado familiar o paternal, orientación sexual, o si los ingresos de una persona provienen en su totalidad o en parte de un programa de asistencia pública, o información genética protegida de empleo o de cualquier programa o actividad realizada o financiada por el Departamento. (No todos los criterios prohibidos se aplicarán a todos los programas y/o actividades laborales.)

Si desea presentar una queja por discriminación del programa de Derechos Civiles, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF) (formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA), que puede encontrar en internet en Filing a Program Discrimination Complaint as a USDA Customer page, o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o llame al 866-632-9992 para solicitar el formulario. También puede escribir una carta con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Envíenos su formulario de queja completo o carta por correo postal a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, por fax al 202-690-7442 o por correo electrónico a program.intake@usda.gov.

Las personas sordas, con dificultades auditivas, o con discapacidad del habla pueden contactar al USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service (Servicio federal de transmisión) al 800-877-8339 o 800-845-6136 (en español).

El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.