WIC: Women, Infants and Children
WIC is a nutrition and breastfeeding program that serves pregnant women, new mothers, babies, and young children.
Nutrition education and counseling are the cornerstones of this public health program. WIC helps families make positive nutrition and health decisions and put more fresh and healthy food on the table.
WIC also offers breastfeeding support and referrals to health and social services.
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As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, WIC participants will receive an increase of cash value benefits. This means participants will be able to purchase more fruits and vegetables at authorized Minnesota WIC vendors. The temporary increase includes up to $35 monthly for fruits and vegetables, depending on food package, and is effective June 1 through September 30, 2021.