100 Lincoln Avenue
Carbondale, PA
Tel: (570) 281-1000


WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for 
Women, Infants and Children

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 What is WIC?
WIC is a federally-funded nutrition education program for women, infants and children designed to encourage a lifetime of healthy choices.
 WIC provides the following services free of charges.
  • quality nutrition education
  • information on how to prepare healthy, low cost meals
  • breastfeeding education and support for expecting and nursing mothers
  • basic health screenings
  • Farmers' Market Nutrition Program for those who qualify
  • referrals to health and social services
 WIC keeps you and your family healthy
WIC provides each participant with vouchers for healthy food that can be redeemed at participating supermarkets and grocery stores.

WIC foods are rich in vitamins, protein, iron and calcium such as: infant and adult cereals, juices, milk, cheese, eggs, peanut butter, iron-fortified formula, tuna fish and carrots, dried peas and beans.

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 WIC is for ...
Any pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding women of any age.

Infants and children under 5 years of age who:

  • meet WIC income guidelines below
  • have a nutritional or medical need
  • live in Pennsylvania
If you qualify, WIC benefits begin the day of your appointment.

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INCOME GUIDELINES

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Family 
Size
Yearly
Income
Monthly
Income
Weekly
Income
1 15,448 1,288 298
2 20,813 1,735 401
3 26,178 2,182 504
4 31,543 2,629 607
5 36,908 3,076 710
6 42,273 3,523 813
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During pregnancy you count as two.

For each additional family member add: 

5,365 448 104

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 WIC in your community

Take the first step to a healthy tomorrow, call a WIC location near you today!
Berks County
Reading (610)373-6545
Shedington (610)775-4210
Boyertown (610)367-6957
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Bradford County
Troy (570)297-4244
Wysox (570)265-7001
Sayne (570)888-5058
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Carbon County
Lehighton (610)377-6098
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Lackawanna County
North Scranton (570)346-8493
South Scranton (570)344-8834
Peckville (570)383-4900
Marian Community Hospital (570)282-2665
MFHS Circle of Care (570)961-5550
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Lehigh County
Allentown (610)432-3455
Casa Guadalupe/Allentown (610)435-5673
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Luzerne County
Nanticoke (570)735-8741
Kingston (570)283-3523
Wilkes-Barre (570)823-1516
Hazleton (570)459-1805
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Monroe County
E. Stroudsburg (570)424-8784
Mt. Pocono (570)839-5901
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Montgomery County
Norristown (610)272-4042
Roslyn (215)887-8006
Pittstown (610)323-8160
Lansdale (215)368-9826
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Northampton County
Spanish Council/Bethlehem (610)691-6491
Easton (610)258-6938
Walnutport (610)767-4677
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Pike County
Milford (570)296-6221
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Schuylkill County
Pottsville (570)622-1244
Shenandoah (570)462-3323
Tamaqua (570)668-4699
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Sullivan County
Sullivan County Medical
Center/Laponte (570)964-5101
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Susquehanna County
Barnes Kasson Medical
Center/Susquehanna (570)853-3300
Montrose (570)278-5064
Lenox (570)222-9596
Toga County
Wellsboro (570)724-5910
Ekland (814)258-7611
Wayne County
Honesdale (570)253-0461
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Wyoming County
Tunkhannock (570)836-6522

Or Call Toll Free at
1-800-PA-WIC-4-U (729-4248)

http://www.mfhs.org

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