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A public health nutrition program administered by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service that provides nutrition education, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support and health care referrals for income-eligible pregnant or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. Foster parents, grandparents, guardians and single fathers who have custody of their children may also be eligible to receive food assistance for children up to age five if they meet income guidelines. WIC provides specific foods to supplement the dietary needs of participants to ensure good health and development. Food packages typically include iron-fortified infant cereal, milk, cheese, eggs, whole grains, peanut butter, beans, fruits, vegetables and juice. Families can shop for WIC foods at most grocery stores using a WIC electronic transfer benefit (EBT) card or vouchers.

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Thru: Society for the Protection and Care of Children

Maximum allowable gross income requirements based on family size. Residential and nutritional eligibility requirements. Infants and children: under age 5 years.

Society for the Protection and Care of Children

148 South Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY

M-F 8:30AM-12:00PM, 12:30PM-4:00PM.

Thru: Oak Orchard Health

No age limitations. No income requirements.

Oak Orchard Health

300 West Avenue
Brockport, NY

Thru: Anthony Jordan Health Center

Pregnant women, breastfeeding women up to 12 months, postpartum women up to 6 months, and infants and children under 5 years. Income guidelines apply.
Interpreting service for any language. Sign language with advanced notice of need.

Jordan Health Link - WIC Program

273 Upper Falls Boulevard
Rochester, NY

M-W 8:00AM-6:00PM. TH 8:00AM-7:00PM. F 8:30AM-4:30PM.

Thru: Cayuga County Health Department WIC

Pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women. Infants from birth to one year. Children from one to five years. Income eligibility applies. Foster families and other caretakers​/guardians encouraged to apply for children ages birth to five years in their care.

Cayuga County Health Department WIC- Cato

2576 Mechanic Street
Cato , NY

Cayuga County Health Department WIC- Moravia

14 Church Street
Moravia, NY

Cayuga County WIC

100 North Street
Suite 1
Auburn, NY

Thru: Livingston County Department of Health

A pregnant woman of any age; An infant or child up to five years of age; A mother of a baby that is up to six months of age; or a breastfeeding mother of a baby that is up to 12 months of age. Must be a resident of New York State, but does not need to be a U.S. citizen. Must meet the income eligibility guidelines or be receiving benefits from Food Stamps, Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

Livingston County Department of Health

2 Murray Hill Drive
Mt Morris, NY

Thru: Monroe County Department of Public Health

Pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding women. Children under the age of 5 years.

Monroe County Department of Public Health

111 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY

M-F 8:30AM-4:30PM. Extended hours at some sites, call for information.