The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental healthy foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for pregnant, breastfeeding, & non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five, who qualify.
The goal of WIC is to improve the health of pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care. The program provides screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social service agencies, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support as well as supplemental nutritious foods. To be eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must meet categorical, residential, and income requirements. Click here to find out if you’re eligible for WIC. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call (804) 365-4335.
Virginia WIC informational video:
Click on the electronic benefit card to learn more about the upcoming eWIC system, or watch the following videos:
Please call your local WIC agency for additional information.
CHICKAHOMINY HEALTH DISTRICT
Hanover & Goochland: (804) 365-4335