WIC is the nation’s public health nutrition program designed to strengthen families by influencing lifetime nutrition and healthy behaviors in a specific high-risk population. WIC’s combination of nutrition education, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare provides a link to good health in over 190 clinics administered by 20 local agencies in the state of Iowa.
WIC enables parents to properly feed their children during the critical early years of growth and development therefore assuring normal growth, reducing levels of anemia, increasing immunization rates, improving access to regular health care and improving diets.
The WIC program serves children from birth – 5 years old, pregnant women and women who have given birth in the last 6 months.
Call the Webster County Health Department to see if you qualify or for more information, 515-573-4107. If you have difficulty understanding English or have a disability, free language assistance or other aids and services are available upon request.
WIC Income Guidelines
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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Iowa Dept of Health and Human Services - WIC