Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a supplemental food and nutrition education program for pregnant and breast feeding women. This includes women who just had a baby who are not breast feeding, and infants and children up to age five. 

Services Offered


Some of the benefits offered by WIC are: 
  • Healthy foods including fruits and vegetables.
  • Nutrition education to help clients make better choices about the food they eat. They also learn how nutrition and health work together.
  • Peer counselors to help provide breastfeeding support. We also have a breast feeding room, breast pumps, and supplies for our clients.
  • Referrals to Health Care Programs and Public Assistance Programs.

Appointments and Hours of Operation


For Appointments, please call 704-920-1204

7:45am - 8:00pm Monday thru Friday

Eligible Recipients

WIC is available to pregnant, breast feeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. To participate, these persons must:

  • Live in North Carolina.
  • Have a family income less than 185% of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines. A person receiving Medicaid, Work First Families Assistance (TANF), or assistance from the NC Food and Nutrition Services automatically meets the income eligibility requirement.
  • Be at nutritional risk. A nutritionist makes the nutritional risk assessment at no cost to the participant, at the local WIC office. Examples of nutritional risk conditions are listed below. For a complete listing, call 704-920-1204.
    • Abnormal anthropometric or hematological measurements
    • Documented nutrition-related medical conditions
    • Inadequate dietary intake
    • Conditions that predispose a person to inadequate nutritional patterns such as lead poisoning, migrancy, alcohol or drug abuse.

Proof of income, identity and residence are required at the application appointment.

There is no cost to participate in the WIC Program.

Our Staff


Anna Thadani
WIC Director
704-920-1267

Main WIC Phone: 704-920-1204


WIC Disclosure


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) 


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English. 

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA
Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
         Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
         1400 Independence Avenue, SW
         Washington, D.C. 20250‐9410
 
fax:    (202) 690‐7442; or

email: program.intake@usda.gov
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.