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 is for families with low or moderate incomes. View the income guidelines (PDF).
WIC Project FRESH offers $25 coupon booklets to WIC participants to buy fresh, local produce at farmers markets during the summer.
If you've received Project FRESH coupons, October 31st (Halloween) is the last day to use them.
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.
To access nutrition education online, go to the WIC Health website.
Registered Dietitians provide individualized high risk nutrition counseling for participants with special medical conditions or nutrition-related health issues.
Referrals for immunizations, substance abuse counseling and treatment, prenatal care, smoking cessation, lead screening, the Healthy Kids / MI Child program and more.
Find more information about breastfeeding on our Breastfeeding Education and Support page.
See our Food Resources and Healthy Eating page. Washtenaw County Health Department offers healthy food distributions here at 555 Towner, Ypsilanti on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Time is 2 to 3:30 p.m., or while supplies last. No proof of income needed. Food include fruits, vegetables, dairy and bread. Food choices may be different each month.