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WIC-Women, Infants and Children

Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care and community services.

What does WIC Provide?

  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Nutritious foods
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Referrals for health care and other community services

Who is Eligible for WIC?

  • Breastfeeding women
  • Infants or children under 5 years of age
  • Pregnant women
  • Women who have recently been pregnant

How do you qualify for WIC?

  • Meet WIC income guidelines OR receive Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) or Food Assistance.
  • Be at nutritional risk

How Do I Apply for WIC?

Call Us at (863) 491-7580