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WIC-Women, Infants & 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?

  • Breasfeeding 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 nurtitional risk

How do I apply for WIC?

  • Call us at (863) 491-7580