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WIC Program in Carlton County


What you can expect from WIC

Nutrition Education
WIC offers tips and advice to help you feed you family in a healthful way.

Information
We help you find health care, immunizations, resources, and other programs.

WIC Foods
We give you vouchers for healthful foods for each participant.

Equal Treatment
We treat you the same no matter your race, color, age, national origin, disability, or sex.

Fairness
You may ask for a hearing if you do not agree with WIC staff about your eligibility for WIC.
 

To apply for WIC in Carlton County you can:

Call 218-879-4511, 218-878-2853, or 1-888-818-4511.
You may apply over the phone.
 
Visit the Minnesota WIC website at www.health.state.mn.us/divs/fh/wic and click on Am I eligible for WIC?, to see if your income qualifies.


What is WIC?

WIC is a nutrition program that helps families eat well and stay healthy. The WIC program provides:
One-on-one counseling about nutrition
Vouchers to purchase healthful foods
Support and help with breastfeeding
Referrals to healthcare, immunizations, and other programs


Who is WIC for?

Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who recently had a baby. You
  can stay on WIC for one year after your baby is born if you are
  breastfeeding, or for six months if not breastfeeding.
Infants from birth to 1 year of age.
Children from 1 year of age to their 5th birthday.


Carlton County Sexual & Domestic Abuse Program
Available 24-hours a day. Provides information on support groups and help for victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
1-218-384-8927
1-800-910-1810

Carlton County Public Health & Human Services is about strengthening families, protecting our children and our seniors, offering hope to those in crisis and making our community a stronger, safer & healthier place for all of us to live.

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