Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

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Women, Infants & Children

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) works to safeguard the health of eligible women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. The program provides nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care.

WIC helps pregnant women, breastfeeding moms, new moms with babies under six months old, and children up to five years old.

WIC provides nutrition education to improve family health, as well as breastfeeding advice and support. Additionally, WIC provides healthy foods such as milk, juice, cereal, cheese, eggs, whole grain bread, brown rice, peanut butter, beans, infant formula, tuna, canned salmon, sardines, fruits, and vegetables. WIC also makes referrals to doctors, dentists, and other community services.

To receive WIC you must live in Rhode Island and meet income guidelines.

What is the difference between WIC and SNAP?

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How does the WIC program support breastfeeding?

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Thundermist WIC Site

450 Clinton Street, First Floor
Woonsocket, RI
Ph: 401-767-4109  |  Fax: 401-235-6883

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