Retailer Manual for WIC Program
An authorized WIC retailer must comply with federal and state regulations, as well as other program requirements. The Vendor (Retailer) Manual provides information to assist store owners and managers in participating in the WIC Program. Various administrative procedures are addressed in this resource.
WIC Program Regulations
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) was authorized as part of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, Section 17 (42 USC § 1786), to provide supplemental foods and nutrition education to pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and young children from families with inadequate income. The Virginia WIC Program is regulated by federal regulations published in the Code of Federal Regulations, 7 CFR Part 246, and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The state regulations shall serve as a supplement to 7 CFR Part 246.