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WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

WIC staff

WIC is a health and nutrition program that helps families eat well and stay healthy. WIC has a positive effect on pregnancy outcomes and child growth and development.


Please call 734-544-6800 to schedule. See hours and locations

To be eligible applicants must meet: Income guidelines


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.

Healthy Food Distribution: Food Gatherers offers healthy foods for individuals and families with lower incomes. Third Wed of the month 2-3:30 pm at 555 Towner Street, Ypsilanti. See more.

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, information 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):

How do you report WIC fraud and abuse?

If you know a store or participant that is cheating or abusing WIC, call this toll-free hotline: 1-800-CALLWIC

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any  public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

En Espanol:

De acuerdo con la lay federal y las politicas del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE.UU. (USDA, sigal en ingles), se le prohibe a esta institucion que discrimine por razon de raza, color, origen, sexo, edad, or discapacidad.

Para presentar una queja sobre discriminacion, escriba a USDA, Director, Office of Ajudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, o llame gratis al (866) 632-9992 (voz). Personas con discapacidad auditiva o del habla pueden contactar con USDA por medio del Servicio Federal de Relevo (Federal Relay Service) al (800) 845-6136 (espanol) o (800) 877-8339 (ingles). USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece oportunidad igual para todos.

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