Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
The WIC program provides nutritious food, personalized care, health screenings, breastfeeding support, and a lot more! All services are provided at no cost to qualifying Island County families.
The WIC Program Provides
- Health screening
- Nutrition education
- Breastfeeding support
- Help getting other services
- Monthly benefits for nutritious foods
For services, please complete our Referral Form.
- Use your WIC Card to buy these healthy foods at your local grocery store.
- Learn more about breastfeeding support and the Farmer's Market Nutrition Program.
- Check out our Facebook Page.
WIC's increase for fruit and vegetable benefits continues through 09/30/23.
WIC participants will get more money for frozen and fresh fruits and vegetables each month.
- $25 for children participants
- $44 for pregnant and non-breastfeeding participants
- $49 for breastfeeding participants
- $73.50 for participants fully breastfeeding twins or triplets.
Who does WIC serve?
- Income-eligible military or Washington state residents, including working families
- Pregnant women
- Women who are breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
- Women who have had a baby in the past six months
- Parents, step-parents, single fathers, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children under the age of 5 can apply for their children
- Families on Medicaid, Basic Food, and/or TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families)
Getting WIC doesn't affect your immigration status. See Secretary Vilsack's statement for more information.
Washington WIC Is an Equal Opportunity Provider
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. Learn more here.