Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
WIC is a special supplemental nutrition and health care program for Pregnant and Postpartum Women, Infants, and Children up to age five. WIC provides dietary assessment and counseling, nutrition education, electronic benefits for food, screening for immunizations, assessment, voter registration, farmer’s market checks, Infant feeding choices classes, Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, breastfeeding education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and health and human service referrals.
Program: Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Director: Darlene Horton
Address: 1 Taunton Green, Taunton, MA 02780
Telephone: (508) 823-6346
Fax: (508) 821-9254
Office Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tues 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
3rd Saturday of the month 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Address: 95 Pine St. Attleboro, MA 02703
Office Hours: Mon., Thurs & Fri. 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tues. 11:00 am – 6:30 pm
Address: Mansfield Town Hall (Call Taunton for appointment)
6 Park Row 3rd floor
Office Hours: 1st Wednesday of each month.
Eligibility: Must be a pregnant or postpartum woman, an infant or child up to age 5; must meet income guidelines; must live in Massachusetts. TAFDC, MassHealth or SNAP (Food Stamp) participation makes WIC eligibility automatic. Grandparents with custody of their grandchildren may apply, as well as Foster Parents.
Documentation Needed: Proof of income, proof of birth date, and proof of residency
Application Process: Applications are taken via telephone. Appointment is made for a consultation. At the consultation, medical information is gathered, along with documentation of income, residency, and date of birth. Once certified, electronic benefits are issued the same day.
Criteria for Selection: Must meet eligibility criteria. There is no waiting list at this time