Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Nutrition Services

Women, Infant, and Children program provides an electronic card to purchase healthy foods, health care referrals, breastfeeding support and eating tips. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or who have just had a baby and children up to age 5 are eligible for the program. Click here to see if you qualify:

Call us today to see if you qualify for our services!

Statesville WIC Office 704-878-5319 or 704-664-4635 Mooresville Office 704-664-4635 
 

Assessment to Determine Eligibility


Income and medical/nutrition risks:
Nutrition and medical assessment eligibility include:
  

  • Medical history
  • Anthropometrics - weights and heights
  • Lab test - Hematocrit screening (a finger stick is required)
  • Income eligibility- adjunctively income eligible if anyone receives FNS (food stamps), Medicaid and/or TANF (Work First) or meets income criteria based on gross income and number in family

Education Services


One-on-one and group education:
  • Age appropriate and condition appropriate nutrition education
  • Elemental and medical formulas for infants, children and women
  • Folic acid education
  • Food Storage and safety
  • Immunizations
  • Lead
  • Picky eaters
  • Anemia
  • Food buying
  • Infant formulas
  • Meal preparation
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Under/overweight, slow weight gain
  • Breast-feeding education
  • Many others

Referrals for


  • Care Coordination for Children
  • Child Health
  • Dental Clinic
  • Prenatal Clinic
  • Family Planning
  • Mental Health
  • Food Banks
  • Department of Social Services
  • Partnership for Young Children
  • FNS (Food Stamps)
  • Parenting Classes
  • Childbirth Classes and Immunizations

Programs


  • Free breast pump rental
  • Vitamin for breast-feeding infants
Appointments are necessary for all WIC services. To schedule an appointment in Statesville, please call 704-878-5319. For Mooresville appointments, call 704-664-4635.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement 


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WIC Provides Healthy Foods for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children under the age of 5. Call 704-878-5319 to see if you qualify and make an appointment.
 For more information please visit: https://www.nutritionnc.com/wic/index.htm