Nutrition Services

WIC

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceWIC is a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding women and children up to the age of five, which provides food vouchers for milk, cereal, cheese, juice, peanut butter, eggs, and infant formula. Breastfeeding moms may receive tuna and carrots. WIC provides quality nutrition counseling from nutritionists and certified lactation counselors.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Rensselaer
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 518-465-9387
Intake RequirementsCall for information
Additional RequirementsProof of income, birth certificate, driver's license, physician's statement, proof of residency, utility bill with address.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenOn-site Spanish and Russian translators as well as access to AT&T Language line for translation services.
EligibilityPregnant women and teens, children up to 5 years of age, mother of babies up to 6 months old, breastfeeding mothers of babies up to 12 months old. WIC can be received even if one is not a legal resident (a green card is not needed), not a U.S. citizen, does not have a social security number, works, geta food stamps, public assistance or Medicaid, or if one is a foreign student (F-1 Visa)
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Hours vary by location, including Saturday and evening hours. Call for information
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 920 Lark Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12207
Main Phone 518-465-4771 Administrative
Emergency/After Hours Phone 518-465-4771 Answering Service
Fax 518-242-4784
Service Location Email info@wmyhealth.org
Web Address www.wmyhealth.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. HEALTH SERVICES
Affiliated Program: WIC
This Service: Nutrition Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)