Women, Infants, and Children | WIC

Virginia WIC's Response to COVID-19

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The goal of Virginia WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is to improve the health of pregnant women, infants and children (under 5 years) through better nutrition and access to health care. The Program provides nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, supplemental nutritious foods, counseling at WIC clinics, and screening and referrals to other health, welfare, and social services. To be eligible for the WIC Program, applicants must meet categorical, residential, income, and nutrition risk requirements.

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WIC participants are provided WIC benefits each month, and use their eWIC cards at authorized stores and commissary locations to purchase eligible WIC items. The Virginia WIC Program is committed to ensuring that WIC participants have reasonable access to authorized store locations.

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Loving Support

In 2004, Virginia WIC implemented the Loving Support Through Peer Counseling, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program. Loving Support aims to enhance the continuity of WIC’s breastfeeding promotion efforts by offering mother-to-mother breastfeeding support.

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12 hours ago

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WIC benefits have increased. Check your balance to see your amount. Redeem extra fruit and vegetable dollars to buy fresh, frozen, and/or canned fruits and vegetables. Check out recipe for Butternut Squash Soup: wicworks.fns.usda.gov/recipe/butternut-squash-soup ... See MoreSee Less
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13 hours ago

Virginia WIC
Thanks WICWIC families should not have to go back to the $9-$11 veggie and fruit benefit. It’s time for Congress to extend the benefit increase! Join NWA for a Tweetstorm next Thursday to tell Congress to #ExtendTheWICBump before the continuing resolution expires on Feb. 18 to ensure participants will not lose those critical benefits! Click on the link to learn how to participate: bit.ly/3g0VcYv. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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Eating Healthy While BreastfeedingWe want to see you succeed in your breastfeeding journey. That’s why WIC offers special food packages just for you! Learn more at wicbreastfeeding.fns.usda.gov/whats-your-wic-food-package #BreastfeedingMoms #WICbreastfeeding #WICresources ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Virginia WIC
Check your benefits balance with a balance inquiry at the grocery store or call the customer service number at 1-877-677-5963. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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Virginia WIC can help. Visit VirginiaWIC.com or call you local health district.If breastfeeding is uncomfortable or painful, your baby may not be latched properly. Contact WIC for advice. Request an appointment at www.ColoradoWICsignup.com.Locate a clinic near you at www.coloradowic.gov/find-wic-clinic. ... See MoreSee Less
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