Health Prevention Services

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

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What is WIC?

WIC is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children.  WIC helps families by providing checks to buy healthy supplemental foods, nutrition education, and help finding healthcare and other community services. Participants must meet income guidelines and be pregnant women, new mothers, infants or children under age five.

For more information on eligibility guidelines visit: http://www.azwic.gov/eligibility.htm

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As well as providing nutrition and health education and breastfeeding support, WIC supplies:

  • Infant formula and foods
  • Milk, cheese and eggs
  • Cereal, juice and peanut butter

NOW you can also buy:

  • Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and veggies
  • Whole grain bread, tortillas and rice
  • Canned beans and fish
  • Soymilk, goat milk and tofu

For recipes to use the new WIC foods, visit: http://www.eatwellbewell.org/parents/resources/recipes

Wic Foods

To locate other WIC clinic near you, visit:   https://clinicsearch.azbnp.gov/

Information about WIC for Physicians:     http://www.azwic.gov/physicians.htm


Samantha Jerome
WIC Program Manager
(928) 474-7182
wicdept@gilacountyaz.gov 

To apply for WIC in Gila County:

Globe Office

Gila County Health Department
5515 South Apache Avenue, Suite 700
Globe, AZ  85501
Phone:  (928) 402-4306

Payson Office

Gila County Health Department
107 W. Frontier Street,Suite A
Payson, AZ  85541
Phone:  (928) 474-7181