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Welcome to the WIC Program homepage.Ā WIC in Iowa provides healthy food at no cost, breastfeeding support, nutrition information, and referrals to folks across the state each month. Learn if you qualify for WIC, what you need for your first WIC appointment, how to contact your local WIC Iowa office or agency, how to use your eWIC card, and what kinds of foods you can purchase with your WIC benefits.Ā 

How Do I Contact My Local WIC Office?

Can I Get WIC?

To qualify for WIC, a person must:Ā 

  • Meet the current income guidelines

  • Have an Iowa address

  • Have a medical or nutritional need

If you think you may qualify,Ā contact your local WIC office or agencyĀ andĀ make an appointment. Before your appointment, read and sign the Iowa WIC Program Participant Rights and Responsibilities document:Ā WIC Iowa Rights & Responsibilities - EnglishĀ orĀ WIC Iowa Rights & ResponsibilitiesĀ - Spanish.

What Do I Need to Bring to My First WIC Appointment?

Tools to Help WIC Families

About WIC

TheĀ Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age 5 who are found to be at nutritional risk. WIC is an American federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.Ā 

Problems or Questions About WIC or Your eWIC Card?Ā The Iowa WIC Program wants to know about any issues you have using your eWIC card. Email theĀ WIC Officeif you have had a problem with your eWIC Card or want to make a complaint.Ā Read the WIC Non-discrimination Statement