W.I.C. (Women, Infants & Children) Program

What is WIC?

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a supplemental nutrition program that serves to safeguard the health of income-eligible women, infants, and children who are at nutritional risk.  Services include:  Nutrition education for families, referrals to various social service agencies, and issuance of food benefits that can be used at various grocery stores for healthy foods such as milk, cheese, eggs, fruits, vegetables, beans, peanut butter, infant foods and formula, juice and cereal.  

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant women (up to six weeks after pregnancy)
  • Breastfeeding women (up to infants first birthday)
  • Non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to six months after pregnancy)
  • Infants (up to first birthday)
  • Children (up to fifth birthday)

How to qualify

  • Live in the State of Kansas
  • Have a household income within program limits
  • If you receive Medicaid, SNAP or TANF, you are automatically eligible for WIC benefits.

Applicants must live in the state in which they apply and meet income guidelines.  WIC is a program of the Food and Nutrition Service, a Federal agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  

What to bring to appointments

  • ID at every visit for caregiver or self (if pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding women receiving benefits)
  • ID of infant/child (at certification appointments)
  • Proof of household (if receiving Medicaid, SNAP or TANF must bring proof of benefits receiving)
  • Your infant/child

Please call the WIC office at 620-421-4350 for more details regarding what to bring with you to appointments.

Current WIC clients

  • Lost, stolen, or damaged card? Call the local WIC clinic at 620-421-4350 during regular business hours for help cancelling your card. If it’s outside of regular business hours, leave a detailed message and WIC staff will return your call the next business day.
  • Click here to complete Online Nutrition Education classes.

 

 

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