Kosciusko County WIC Program

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WIC is a nutrition program that helps

pregnant women, new moms, infants, and children

eat well and stay healthy by improving access to

nutritious foods and promoting healthier eating and lifestyles.

 

WIC provides:

  • Supplemental healthy foods designed to meet specific nutrition needs
  • Nutrition and health screening and assessment
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding promotion and support
  • Referrals to other Indiana health, family, and social services

For more information on the program go to http://www.in.gov/isdh/19691.htm

 

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant women
  • New moms – up to 6 months after delivery
  • Breastfeeding moms – up to 1 year after delivery
  • Infants – under the age of 1
  • Children – under 5 years old

To see if you might be eligible for WIC, complete the prescreening tool at http://wic.fns.usda.gov/wps/pages/start.jsf

 Wondering what you need to bring to your WIC appointment? Click on one of these documents for more information:

What to Bring to Your Appointment – English

What to Bring to Your Appointment – Spanish

 

 Nutrition Education

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Get great advice for staying healthy, for the entire family, at www.ChooseMyPlate.gov.

WIC participants can receive additional nutrition education online at WICHealth.org. Go to www.wichealth.org and log in to learn more!

Text4Baby is a service that will send you FREE texts with helpful information about ways to keep your baby healthy. Sign up at www.text4baby.org.

 

 EBT

WIC now issues WIC benefits on EBT cards.  Watch this video to learn more! IN-WIC_Front_2015_Final-Blank

 

Get the APP 

  • check benefit balance
  • scan UPC codes while shopping to see if the item is WIC approved
  • get alerts for appointment reminders and expiring benefits
  • find WIC approved stores & foods

 

Click below to download the INWIC app!

 

 

 

Breastfeeding Support

www.kellymom.com  is a great website with a variety of information and resources for breastfeeding moms.

 

milkbank-logo The Milk Bank believes that human milk is best for all babies.  When mothers’ own milk is not available, pasteurized donor human milk is despensed by prescription or hospital order primarily to Premature Infants in hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

The Kosciusko County WIC Program is proud to be a Milk Depot for The Milk Bank.  If interested in becoming a donor, please contact The Milk Bank at (317) 536-1670 or toll-free (877) 829-7470. www.themilkbank.org

 

Contact Us

   WIC is located at:

    1515 Provident Drive, Suite 120

    Warsaw, Indiana 46580

    Phone: 574-269-4456

    Fax: 574-267-8100