WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

Farmer's Market

Farmer’s Market Check are in and can be picked up starting July 1st, 2020.  They are a first come, first serve as last year, no appointment needed.  We will be distributing them via curbside pick up too.

FOR ALL APPOINTMENTS AFTER SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2020

Annual WIC Survey

Please fill out our Annual WIC Survey.  Click on the Link:  surveymonkey.com/r/93CJSS2

WIC Satellite Clinic Location and Hours

 

WIC is at Carle Hoopeston the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the month (except Holidays) from 8:30AM-3:30PM – SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

 

What is WIC?

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children.  The WIC program provides at no charge:

Who is Eligible

  • Pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women
  • Infants and children up to age 5 who live in Vermilion County, have a medical or nutritional health risk and meet income guidelines.

Click HERE for Current WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines.

 

What Foods Does WIC Provide?

Infants:

  • Iron-fortified formula*
  • Cereal
  • Jar fruits and vegetables
  • Jar meats for exclusively breast fed babies

*WIC promotes breastfeeding as the optimal source of nutrition for infants. Special infant formulas and medical foods may be provided when prescribed by a physician for a specified medical condition.

Women and Children:

  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Juice
  • Eggs
  • Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Dried Beans and Peas
  • Whole Wheat Bread or Brown Rice/Soft Corn Tortillas or Oatmeal
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Exclusively Breastfeeding Women also get canned tuna or salmon

What to Bring to Your WIC Appointment

  • WIC ID card (if one has already been issued)
  • Child(ren) if for Certification or Follow-up
  • Birth Certificate for new infant or child(ren)
  • Immunization Records for infant or children
  • Social Security card
  • Driver License or other picture ID for parent
  • Proof of Pregnancy (slip from the doctor or health clinic with due date included)
  • Proof of Income (Bring one)
    • 2 most recent check stubs for each household member that works
    • 1040 form, W-2 form
  • Proof of Address (Bring one)
    • utility bill
    • current piece of mail (within last 60 days)
    • lease or rent receipt
    • No Post Office Box addresses accepted.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

 In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,  color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

 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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

 To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and 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: 

 (1) mail:   U.S. Department of Agriculture  Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights  1400 Independence Avenue, SW  Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;  (2)  fax:   (202) 690-7442; or  (3)  email:   program.intake@usda.gov.

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Hours for WIC:

Mon- Wed, Fri:  8am – 4:30pm
Thurs: 11AM – 7PM

 

For an Appointment contact WIC

WIC Flyer 2019