What is WIC?
WIC is a federally funded supplemental food program for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age 5. WIC stands for women, infants and children. WIC provides nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, breastfeeding support and promotion and referrals to health care.
Who is Eligible?
WIC is available to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five.
To participate a person must:
- Be a resident of North Carolina
- Meet certain income requirements. A person receiving Medicaid, Work First Family Assistance or Food Stamps automatically meets income requirements.
- See a WIC nutritionist at no cost to participate.
Call to verify eligibility requirements
Phone: (252) 222-7710
Fax (252) 222-5828
The WIC Program is located in the:
Carteret County Health Department
3820-A Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
For more information on WIC services, visit www.nutritionnc.com
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.