The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC supports the health of low- income pregnant, post-partum and breast-feeding women; and infants and children up to age ve who are at nutritional risk. It provides nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating and referrals to health care.

Administrator

US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service

Flow of Federal Funds

Federal funds go to the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services. WIC is operated at the local level by county Departments of Social Services.