Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program

WIC: Healthy Habits, Healthy Families

About the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program


WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children and is also called the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC is a nutrition program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

WIC is a federal program designed to provide food to low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children until the age of five.

Non-Discrimination Policy


The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online or any USDA office, or call 866-632‐9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail to:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue, SW.
Washington, D.C. 20250‐9410
Fax: 202-690‐7442
Email

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities my contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 or 800-845‐6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.