The Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as WIC, provides supplemental food and nutrition education for pregnant and breastfeeding women, mothers who have given birth within the past six months and children up to 5 years old.
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Who Qualifies for WIC?
Eligibility for WIC is based on income, residency and medical/dietary-based conditions.
View the Pennsylvania WIC guidelines online or call 717-843-7942
Begin an online application for WIC benefits at www.pawic.com
View Federal Poverty Income GuidelinesFederal Poverty Income Guidelines
WIC services include:
- Healthy foods
- Nutrition education
- Breast-feeding support
- Free health screenings
- Information and referrals to other services
WIC is committed to improving the health of eligible pregnant women, new mothers and children by providing nutrition education, breast-feeding support, healthy foods and referrals to health and social programs during the critical stages of fetal and early childhood development.
Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program
The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) provides vouchers to WIC participants to buy Pennsylvania-grown fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets each year between June 1 and November 30.
In Pennsylvania, the FMNP operates in 67 counties at 769 market and farm stand sites.
Pregnant women or those who have recently given birth, breast-feeding mothers and children 1 year and older may be eligible for this program.
130 W. Market St.
York, PA 17401
The WIC program is also available at clinics in Hanover, Shrewsbury, Lewisberry, Delta, Red Lion, Dover and Dillsburg.