Women, Infants, Children


WIC Staff

Lake County WIC Staff


WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.  It is a program that is funded by federal and state dollars, and has shown to improve the health of its participants.

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How Do I Become Eligible?

  • Be a pregnant, postpartum, breast feeding woman, or a child from birth to age five years
  • Live in Lake County
  • Meet income guidelines
  • Have a medical or nutritional need

What does WIC provide?

  • Quality food such as milk, cheese, cereal, juice, eggs, peanut butter, etc.
  • Information on nutrition and health by professional staff
  • Breast feeding education and support
  • Information about other health or social service programs

What are the benefits of WIC?

  • You get nutritious foods at no cost
  • You receive nutrition counseling for yourself and your children
  • You save money (the extra money can be used to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, baby food and other foods that WIC does not provide)

How do I apply? 

Call the WIC office at 218-834-8429 or 1-800-WIC-4030, or click the link below for an application.  Please return the application to Lake County Health & Human Services, 616 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, or Lake County Service Center, 99 Edison Blvd., Silver Bay.

When and where is WIC held?

Two Harbors:    Third Thursday of each month and the Wednesday prior to that day in the Lake County Service Center -  Baptism River Room (lower level), 616 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, MN. 

Silver Bay: First Thursday of each month at the Lake County Service Center - WIC Room,  99 Edison Blvd., Silver Bay, MN.

"The WIC program is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

WIC Loving Support is a program designed to promote breast feeding and offer support and resources to WIC clients.  If you would like more information on the WIC Loving Support program, please contact Lake County Public Health at 218-834-8400.

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