WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and community resources to participants.
Breastfeeding women who have had a baby in the last 12 months
Women who have had a baby in the last six months
Children up to the fifth birthday
Reside in North Carolina
Meet income eligibility requirements
The gross annual household income cannot exceed 185% of the Federal poverty income guidelines (All Medicaid, Food and Nutrition Services (food stamps) and Work First recipients meet the WIC income eligibility criteria)
Have an identified nutritional risk as determined by a health professional