WIC provides, free of charge:
- Nutrition counseling
- Breastfeeding counseling
- Free nutritious foods, worth about $46 a month
- Immunization screening and referrals for children
- Social service and health referrals.
- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding women, up to one year postpartum
- Non-breastfeeding women, up to six months postpartum
- Children under 5 years old
This information is provided by the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program within the Department of Public Health .