Women Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, is a nutrition program that helps improve the health of pregnant women, infants, and children (under 5 years of age) through better nutrition and access to health care.

WIC Provides:

  • Nutrition education
  • Private and group sessions with a nutrition expert
  • Support and help with breastfeeding
  • Referrals to other services that can help you and your family (e.g. immunizations, health care, dental care)
  • Healthy recipes
  • Access to healthy foods

To be eligible for WIC, you must meet categorical eligibility which includes the following:

  • Infants from birth to age 1
  • Children up to age 5
  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding women who have had a baby in the last 12 months, or have just given birth in the last six months
  • Being a Virginia resident, being financially eligible, and being at nutritional risk

Please call for additional information or to make an appointment.

WIC Clinic Information:

Botetourt County | 21 Academy St. | Fincastle, Virginia  24090 | Call for appointment or information: (540) 473-8240

Clifton Forge | 322 Jefferson Ave. | Clifton Forge, Virginia  24422 | Call for appointment or information: (540) 962-2173

Covington | 321 Beech St. | Covington, Virginia  24426 | Call for appointment or information: (540) 962-2173

Craig County | 161 Main St. | New Castle, Virginia  24127 | Call for appointment or information: (540) 864-5136

Salem | 105 East Calhoun St. | Salem, Virginia  24153 | Call for appointment or information: (540) 302-4359

WIC Program Income Chart
Federal Income Guidelines
June 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

*A pregnant woman counts as 2 people.


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