What is WIC?

WIC is a nutrition education program that provides nutritious foods that promote good health for pregnant women, women who just have a baby, breastfeeding moms and infants and children up to age 5.

WIC can help your family with:

  • Nutrition, education, and support
  • Breastfeeding promotion, support, and education
  • Referrals to other providers
  • Immunization screening and referral
  • Voter registration

Who’s Eligible?

Pregnant and breastfeeding women; women who recently had a baby; infants – birth through 12 months; children – age 1 to 5 years; who are:

  • Present at the clinic appointment, and provide proof of identity
  • Residents of the State of Ohio
  • Determined by health professionals to be at medical/nutritional risk; and
  • Meets income guidelines – 185 percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. See WIC income guidelines here: Income Guidelines

How to Apply

It’s easy to apply for WIC, call our clinic at 330-830-1715, to schedule an appointment. You will need to bring the following to your scheduled appointment:

  • All family members applying for WIC
  • Proof of income
  • Proof of address
  • ID for family members applying
  • Proof of pregnancy
  • Crib card for any new baby

Are you currently on the program and need someone else to bring in your child for their appointment? Please complete these additional forms:

Authorized Representative Paperwork
Welcome to WIC form