Women, Infant & Children

What is WIC?

WIC is a nutrition education program.. WIC provides nutritious foods that promote good health for pregnant women, women who just had a baby, breastfeeding moms, infants and children up to age 5.

Who is Eligible for WIC?

Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a baby less than 6 months old, and infants and children up to 5 years old are eligible to apply for WIC.  Fathers are welcome to apply for WIC for their children up to age 5.

To qualify for services you must:

  • Live in Ohio
  • Meet WIC income guidelines
  • Have certain nutritional or health risks

What Does WIC Provide?

  • Nutrition education and support
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Referral for health care
  • Immunization screening and referral
  • Supplemental foods such as:
    • Cereal
    • Eggs
    • Milk
    • Whole-grain foods
    • Fruits and Vegetables

 How Do I Apply?

Make an appointment

Call Union County WIC at 937-645-2064 to schedule an appointment with a WIC staff member.

See if you qualify

All it takes is a visit to your local WIC clinic to see if you qualify for services

Receive WIC coupons

If you are eligible, you will receive coupons to buy healthy foods at WIC-approved grocery stores.

What Do I Bring to My First Visit?

  • Proof of income (current pay stubs, approval letter for Healthy Start, Ohio Works First, Food Stamps or current Medicaid card)
  • Proof of address (utility or credit bill, or Ohio driver's license)
  • Proof of identity for you and any other applicants (birth certificate, driver's license, Medicaid card, crib card or shot record)
  • All family members applying for WIC services
  • If pregnant, a doctor's statement showing due date
  • Children's shot records