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WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

WIC provides healthy foods for kids up to five years old and pregnant women. WIC also offers nutrition education and breastfeeding support. Over half of all babies born in Washtenaw County participate in WIC!

WIC Staff

How does WIC help?

  • WIC helps families buy and eat healthy foods
  • WIC helps women have healthier pregnancies
  • WIC moms get support to breastfeed successfully
  • WIC helps kids eat healthy foods and grow strong

WIC is for families with low or moderate incomes. See income guidelines
Call 734-544-6800 to schedule. See hours and locations


WIC food packages provide foods designed to meet the special nutritional needs of low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, non-breastfeeding postpartum women, infants and children up to five years of age who are at nutritional risk.

Nutrition Education 

  • Infant and toddler feeding
  • Breastfeeding
  • Prenatal weight gain
  • Anemia or iron deficiency
  • Child growth and development and other nutrition related health issues.
  • Immunizations

To access nutrition education online, go to   

High Risk Nutrition Counseling

Registered Dietitians provide individualized high risk nutrition counseling for participants with special medical conditions or nutrition-related health issues.

Health Care Referrals

Referrals for immunizations, substance abuse counseling and treatment, prenatal care, smoking cessation, lead screening, the Healthy Kids/MI Child program and more.

Breastfeeding Promotion and SupportWIC peer counselors

  • Helps women feel comfortable breastfeeding
  • Provides tips on how breastfeeding can work around a busy schedule
  • Promotes the involvement of family, friends and the community to make breastfeeding successful
  • Peer counselors provide mother-to-mother support and encouragement 
  • Breast pumps for WIC moms returning to work or school


 Welcome to Washtenaw County WIC! (English)


¡Bienvenido a WIC del Condado de Washtenaw! (Spanish):

WIC fraud prevWIC Resources


Other Food Resources 

See our Food Resources and Healthy Eating page. Washtenaw County Public Health offers healthy food distributions here at 555 Towner, Ypsilanti on the 3rd Wed of each month. Time is 2-3:30 pm, or while supplies last. No proof of income needed. Foods include fruits, vegetables and breads. Food choices may be different each week.
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