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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

Announcements

Important Announcement for WIC:

The WIC program services are currently being provided remotely. If you have a WIC appointment scheduled, you will receive a call during your appointment date & time and the appointment will be conducted over the phone. Please notify
WIC if your phone number changes.

Give us a call if you need to schedule a phone appointment.
Our number in Idaho Falls is 208-522-3823 and Rexburg is
208-356-9594. We appreciate your cooperation. Thank you.

The WIC program is now offering WICSmart; a free nutrition education application.

With this option low risk participants are able to take nutrition education online from the convenience of your home computer or on the go from your phone; limiting the number of visits to the WIC office.

For more informaton, please contact your local WIC staff to see if you qualify.

WIC Smart

 

 

 

Check out the free WICShopper mobile app information in English or Spanish.

With the WICShopper app you can:
Scan product UPC barcodes to see if an item is WIC approved
Access the Idaho WIC Food List
Locate WIC clinics and WIC-authorized stores in Idaho
Search yummy, healthy recipes and more

State of Idaho WIC Home Page

What is WIC?
WIC is a federally funded special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps eligible families save money, eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy at no cost to the family.

For eligibile families, WIC provides:

  • Healthy foods
  • Health screenings
  • Health and nutrition information
  • Help from licensed registered dietitians
  • Breastfeeding information and support
  • Referrals to health and social services

Who is Eligible for WIC?
Applicants must:

  • Be a resident of Idaho
  • Meet income guidelines; en español (effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023) 
  • Be pregnant or be breastfeeding a baby under one year of age or have just had a baby or
  • Have an infant or a child under the age of five 

Breastfeeding Support Services Available Through WIC
The WIC Program and Eastern Idaho Public Health promote and support breastfeeding. Through the WIC program, clients receive breastfeeding information and support from certified lactation consultans and PEER Counselors. PEER Counselors are WIC mothers with breastfeeding training and experience. They teach classes, offer information through mailings and phone calls. They also make home visits when needed. This is a free service to WIC moms, with the goal of providing them with a source of information and encouragement, in the end leading to breastfeeding success.

Click here to learn more about WIC's Breastfeeding Program.

Moms and babies

Where Can I Find WIC?
WIC has local offices all over Idaho. If you live in Bonneville, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, or Teton Counties, click here to find your local WIC office.

For WIC offices outside of Eastern Idaho Public Health's region, you may contact the Idaho CareLine by calling 2-1-1 to find the WIC office nearest you.

For More Information
For more information about Idaho's WIC program, visit:

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare's WIC Program

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