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Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program

Mother and ChildThe New Hampshire Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) provides nutrition education and nutritious foods to help keep pregnant women, new mothers, infants and preschool children healthy and strong.

How to Apply for WIC Services

You can call the local WIC agency Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol closest to where you live or call the State WIC Agency at 1-800-942-4321;
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You can now use an online WIC Pre-screening Tool to see if you are eligible for WIC services. The Tool asks several questions about residential and income eligibility for WIC services. Visit the USDA's WIC Program at http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic and click on the "Am I Eligible?" banner on the page. As you proceed through the tool, you will also be able to see which WIC agency in NH to call for an appointment.

Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program provides nutrition education and nutritious foods to help keep pregnant women, new mothers, infants and preschool children healthy and strong through the NH WIC Program. The WIC Program has locations statewide and income eligible families are encouraged to apply. WIC Nutrition Services also administers other health and nutrition programs.

WIC Food Packages Time for a Change: WIC families receive more variety and healthier choices in their food items, including fresh, frozen, and canned fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and infant foods.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) a nutrition education program that provides free food and nutrition information to promote good health for seniors age 60 and over.

Breastfeeding Promotion and Support a public awareness effort to increase awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding for both a mother and an infant as well as to provide resources and support to women breastfeeding.

Learn How the WIC Nutrition Program Impacts Women, Infants, and Children in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol WIC is committed to improving the nutrition status and health of mothers and children and to promoting and encouraging breastfeeding in the United States. WIC works to improve healthcare access for low and moderate income women and children with, or at risk of developing, nutrition-related health problems, including overweight, obesity, and type-2 diabetes. WIC provides nutrition education and healthy foods enabling families to make life-long healthy eating and life-style choices. Recent changes in the WIC food packages help to ensure that participants can easily make nutritious choices, including fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and whole grains.

Learn how NH WIC families have improved their nutrition habits as a result of the new WIC food packages:

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WIC Nondiscrimination Statement

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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all 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 program.intake@usda.gov.

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.

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