Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Nutrition Services

Women, Infant, and Children provides services for women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or who have just had a baby, and who meet both income and medical and/or nutritional eligibility requirements. Services are also available to children up to 5 years of age, who meet eligibility requirements. WIC prescribes food vouchers for nutrient dense foods.

Call 704-878-5319 to see if you qualify and make an appointment.

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 Updated January 2016
  

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies. offices, and employees. and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin. sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille. large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.). should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf; hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may he made available in languages other than English.

 
Filing a Complaint
 To file a program complaint of discrimination, Complete the USDA Program  Discrimination 
 Complaint  Form, by clicking here (AD-3027) 
and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the feller all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form. call (866) 632-9992. 

Submit your completed form or  feller to USDA 
 

Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington. D.C. 20250-9410: 

 Fax: (202)  690-7442                                     
                                                                                                           

or email: program.intake@usda.gov                                                                                                             This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


  

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.