(Women, Infants, and Children’s Supplemental Food & Nutrition Program)
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE:
Those eligible to receive WIC are pregnant and breast-feeding women; women
who have recently had a baby; infants from birth to 12 months; and children from
1 to 5 years who are also:
- residents of the state of Michigan
- income eligible (at or below 185% of federal poverty income guidelines or
on Medicaid or food stamps)
- determined by clinic staff at local agencies to be at nutritional and/or health
FOOD: Nutritious foods are provided to supplement and help improve the diet.
Women and children may receive milk, cheese, eggs, juices rich in vitamin C, cereals
rich in iron, and dry peas/beans or peanut butter.
NUTRITION EDUCATION: Nutrition education is offered to all WIC participants
or their care givers. Common topics include nutrition during pregnancy, encouragement
for breast-feeding, nutrition during childhood, and wise food shopping.
REFERRALS: An added benefit of the WIC program is screening for other health
problems and referrals to other appropriate health and social services. Referrals
may be for Medicaid, food stamps, immunizations, child health screening (EPSDT),
family planning and more.
WIC services are free to applicants and participants
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM Monday by appointment.
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday through Friday by appointment.
(810) 987-8222 or (800) 26-BIRTH
USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
MomConnect Breastfeeding Support Group
Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? Would you like to get together with other
moms to share information? MomConnect is for you. Join other moms for the free
opportunity to gather information, form friendships and build a network of
resources that will benefit you and your child. Supervised activities for small
children are provided. Light refreshments are served. The Group meets twice a
month at two locations: The 2nd Thursday of each month
from 10am-11am at St. Clair County MSU Extension Office and the
4th Monday of each month from 5pm-6pm at the Health
Department. For more information contact Carol Bublitz, Certified Lactation
Educator at (810) 989-6935 or
email Tracey McMahon, Registered Nurse at
support group is sponsored by the St. Clair County Health Department Maternal
Infant Health Program (MIHP), St. Clair County Health Department WIC program,
St. Clair County MSU Extension Office and St. Clair County Early On.
Mom Connect Flyer
If you know a pregnant or new mom in need of local breastfeeding support and
resources check out http://www.everyouncecounts.org/
WIC Breastfeeding Videos
Health and Calories:
Immune and Cancer:
Nutrition Education site