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.
- 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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