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Women, Infants, Children

 WIC Application

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Click here to learn about WIC!

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.
 

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, eggs, peanut butter, whole grains, fruits and vegetables, 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 other food that WIC does not provide).

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 - County Room,  99 Edison Blvd., Silver Bay, MN.

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