Women Infants and Childrens Program (WIC)
The Maryland WIC Program is a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children under the age 5
WIC Works Wonders!
Women in the WIC Program eat better and have healthier babies
Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and grow and develop better.
Children on WIC eat foods with more iron and vitamin C, which helps them develop strong minds and bodies.
WIC participants enjoy benefits such as:
- Nutrition education
- Breastfeeding Support
- Free healthy food and
- Referral to other health and social agencies
If you are eligible, you will receive nutrition information, breastfeeding support, referrals to other services, and benefits to buy foods such as:
- whole grain bread, tortillas, and brown rice
- fruits and vegetables
- dried canned beans and peas
- peanut butter
- cereal, milk, and 100% juice
- eggs and cheese
- baby food and baby cereal
- infant formula
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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. 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.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.