WIC Nutrition Program – Good Food & A Whole Lot More! | WIC | Massachusetts
Do you have a child under 5? Are your pregnant or breastfeeding? WIC can help! To apply for WIC call us at 1-800-WIC-1007 or apply online at: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-the-women-infants-children-wic-nutrition-program
WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services, free of charge, to Massachusetts families who qualify. Contact us at (800) 942-1007.
WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working. If you’re a parent or legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC for your child.
You can participate in WIC if you:
• Live in Massachusetts
• Have a nutritional need (WIC staff can help you determine this)
• Are a child under 5, a new mom, or a pregnant or breastfeeding woman
• Have a family income less than WIC guidelines
You are automatically income eligible for WIC if you currently receive:
• MassHealth/Medicaid insurance plans
• Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
• Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) or cash assistance
No more checks! Using WIC is easier than ever! WIC is a free nutrition program that helps working families stretch their food budget and make healthy choices. WIC helps families learn to shop for nutritious foods, and provides recipes for healthy meals. There’s even online nutrition education, and an app to make shopping easier. WIC: good food and a whole lot more. Come visit us online to find out if you qualify.
With the WIC Card, you will be able to shop at your convenience. The card does not change the amount of WIC food benefits you receive. Getting your benefits will be faster, easier, and more convenient.
You can buy healthy food and formula at over 900 authorized grocery stores and pharmacies in Massachusetts. From fresh produce to whole grains, WIC helps you choose the most nutritious foods for you and your family.
One of our WIC offices is located at:
250 Washington Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
To apply for WIC today, please visit us online at www.mass.gov/WIC or call us directly at 1-800-WIC-1007.