WIC- Women, Infants & Children
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.
To find out if you qualify for WIC benefits and to apply click here: https://wic.utah.gov/about/apply/
- Tooele office hours are Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m.- noon. Closed weekends, and holidays. 151 N. Main Street, Suite 130 Tooele, Ut. 84074 Phone 435-277-2320, Text 801-832-7298, Fax 435-277-2324
- Wendover office hours are Monday – Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 920 East Wendover Boulevard Wendover, Ut. 84083 Phone 435-277-2326, Text 801-382-8602, Fax 435-665-7006. Immunization clinic is open the second Friday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
To take an Online Class visit: https://www.wichealth.org/. If you are having difficulty taking an Online Class please call.
WIC Income Guidelines
WIC Income Guidelines Effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 *Pregnant women count as 2 (mom and unborn child) when calculating household size. If your income qualifies, CLICK HERE
to apply for WIC or request an appointment online. Or, you may call the nearest WIC clinic in the public health department for the county in which you live. The clinic will schedule you for the next available appointment to be certified to participate in the WIC program. Some clinics offer walk-in appointments. Please contact the clinic for more information. You can find locations and contact information by going to the Clinic Locations page found here https://wic.utah.gov/locations/
. You will continue to have appointments at the WIC clinic about every three months to receive nutrition education and pick up more checks.
WIC Supports Breastfeeding. Find out more here.
Breastfeeding: WIC supports Breastfeeding!
There are benefits for Mothers that Breastfeed while on WIC. WIC also offers:
1. Free Breastfeeding Classes that cover: How to get breastfeeding off to a good start Common concerns How to know if your baby is getting enough milk
2. Pumps and other breastfeeding aids
3. One on one counseling for mothers with Lactation concerns. Call to schedule an appointment with our Lactation Consultants at one of the office locations listed above.
Banana Nut Butter – Watch video here.
Banana Nut Butter
- 1 (4oz) jar of banana baby food
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp honey **
Stir until smooth and spread! *Do not give to infants under 12 month *Can substitute honey for maple syrup
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, disability, age, 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.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Complain_combined_6_8_12.pdf, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; Fax: (202) 690-7442; or E-mail:email@example.com. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.