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

WIC Clinic Information:

There are 3 WIC sites in Roanoke City that enroll WIC participants.

NE City | Roanoke City Health Department (main WIC Clinic) | 1502 Williamson Rd. 2nd Floor NE | Roanoke, Virginia  24012 | Call for appointment or information: (540) 283-5050 | Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

SE City | Belmont WIC Clinic | 414 9th St, SE | Roanoke, Virginia 24013 | Call for an appointment or information: (540) 857-6063 | Hours of Operation:  Monday – Thursday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

NW City | First Church of the Brethren WIC Clinic | 2001 Carroll Ave, NW | Roanoke, Virginia  24017 | Call for an appointment or information: (540) 857-6473 | Hours of Operation:  Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

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

*A pregnant woman counts as 2 people.


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