Nutrition Services

WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)

 
Data Provided By
2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe New York State Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides breastfeeding support, nutrition counseling, health education, health care referrals, referrals to other services, and nutritious foods.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester Counties)
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall the Growing Up Healthy Hotline: 1-800-522-5006; walk in
Documents RequiredProof of identity, proof of residency, proof of income
Helpful TipsFathers and Caretakers may apply for their children
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish (Translation services are available)
EligibilityPregnant women, women up to 6 months postpartum, women breastfeeding until the infant’s first birthday, newborn to 5 years of age. Fathers and caretakers may apply for their children. Participants must live in New York State, have proof of identity and meet income requirements or be enrolled in SNAP, Medicaid or TANF
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Varies by agency
Specific Hours: Varies by agency
 
Contact Information
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Web Address https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Affiliated Program: WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)
This Service: Nutrition Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Breastfeeding Support Programs (LJ-5000.1000)
Health Care Referrals (LH-2600)
Health Education (LH-2700)
WIC (NL-6000.9500)