WIC

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Women, Infants, and Children

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The program provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to income eligible Kansas women who are pregnant, postpartum or are breastfeeding. Services are also provided to infants and children under the age of 5 years. These services are free of charge to Kansas families who qualify.

To qualify for WIC services you must:
  • Live in Kansas
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  • Meet the income guidelines Ex: (Family of 4) Monthly: $3400.00
  • Have a medical or nutritional need
The supplemental foods that WIC offers are:
  • Infant formula, infant cereal, baby food – fruits/vegetables and meats
  • Milk-whole, reduced, lactose free, evaporated, nonfat dry
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Fresh, canned or frozen fruits and vegetables
  • 100% juice
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned or dried beans
  • Fish-tuna or salmon
  • Whole grains- whole wheat bread/rolls/buns, tortillas, brown rice, oatmeal

To get on WIC call and a WIC staff person will give you an appointment. The WIC number is 785-762-5682. By making a WIC appointment, you have taken an important first step to keep you and your family healthy.

WIC, the USDA program for Women, Infants and Children, USDA prohibits discrimination in the administration of its programs.

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 Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired 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.

The goal of WIC is to improve the health and nutritional well-being of Kansans through access to:
  • Quality nutrition intervention services by a registered/licensed dietitian and registered nurse;
  • Breastfeeding promotion and support;
  • Nutrition education and referrals to other health services

National WIC Association

WIC Office Hours

Monday thru Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:20 PM
             Fridays: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Phone: (785) 762-5682
       (785) 762-3839
  Fax: (785) 762-5025