Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)2024-04-22T15:30:01-04:00

Women, Infants, and Children

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) works to safeguard the health of eligible women, infants, and 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 healthcare.

WIC helps pregnant people, people who are breastfeeding, new moms with babies under six months old, and children up to 5 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?

How does the WIC program support breastfeeding?

Thundermist WIC Site

25 John A. Cummings Way
Woonsocket, RI
Ph: 401-767-4109  |  Fax: 401-235-6883

Mondays and Thursdays: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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