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WIC and Nutrition Services

About WIC – Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program

"Great ideas on how to get my picky eater to eat vegetables. And they’ve worked! WIC is doing a great job."

Nutrition education and healthy foods to promote healthy eating and protect the health of infants and children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women during critical periods of growth and development.

The program offers:

The Family Health Council of Central PA provides WIC services to 14,500 participants each month through a network of 22 WIC nutrition sites in 11 counties.

PA WIC is funded by USDA. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Who is eligible for WIC?

WIC is for:

WIC services are free to those who meet eligibility requirements and income guidelines. Click here for more information.

How do I become a WIC client?

To find out how to apply for WIC, click here.

Where are WIC centers located?

In central Pennsylvania, click on a highlighted county map (below) to find a WIC provider. Or call toll-free 1-800-PA-WIC-WINS between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to find the WIC office closest to you.

What nutritious foods are available through the WIC Program?

WIC checks allow participants to get healthy and nutritious food from a WIC store. Click here for more information.

For information about the fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers’ markets, click here.

WIC & Nutrition Service Providers by County:

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