WIC Program COVID-19 Update
WIC services will continue. A new process is being used to enroll new families and recertify current participants. Please be patient.Our focus is to provide families with WIC benefits.
If you have a scheduled WIC Certification Appointment please send the following by email to HHSWIC@outagamie.org:
- Consent to email form
- Access determination letter (if you have it)
- Proof of income for entire household for last 30 days
- Proof of address (a piece of mail with current name and address)
- Proof of identity (WIC card if you were previously enrolled, ID with name and date of birth, or footprints from hospital / crib card
- Optional: any height, weight, or blood work from recent doctor appointment
- Read WIC Rights and Responsibilities, Derechos y deberes de WIC (Spanish Rights and responsibilities)
- Nutrition education can be completed by phone or online.
- If you have an account at www.WICHealth.org, you can complete nutrition education requirements. You will need your family ID number (located on the printed shopping list) to create an account. Call (920) 832-5109 or email the WIC office if you need it.
Changes due to COVID-19 (Keeping your benefits)
- 6 month mid certification appointments will be nutrition education appointments and done on the phone.
- Please call the office to report your child's birth and we will provide you instructions to complete certification and receive benefits.
WIC Staff and How to Contact Us
- WIC staff are working from home. They are calling from cellphones and will leave you a call back number. Please contact them at that number.
- Email is a great way to contact us right now HHSWIC@outagamie.org. Please include a phone number and/or date of birth for us to contact you.
- You can always call us at (920) 832-5109 to leave a message. We will return your call as soon as we can.
The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) provides food and nutrition information to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under five years of age healthy and strong.
What the WIC Program Provides
- Education about nutrition.
- Education and support for breastfeeding.
- Healthy foods to supplement your diet.
- Referrals to other services.
We can also give information about:
- Breastfeeding and infant feeding
- Car seats
- Fetal and child growth and development
- Depression and emotional health
- Domestic violence
- Health insurance
- Housing and home safety
- How to stop smoking
- Medical and dental resources
- Planning your next pregnancy
- Safe sleeping
- Other community resources
Introduction to using WIC Benefits:
Interested in applying for WIC?
For information, or to apply for WIC, call (920)832-5109
Or, you can fill out the pre-qualification form and we will contact you to review your eligibility and schedule an appointment.
Please verify Income Guidelines or BadgerCare eligibility before applying
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