WIC Program

COVID-19 Update

  • Many NYS WIC offices are available to provide services by phone for appointments. On-site appointments are limited.
  • NYS WIC is not suspending any eWIC cards, although there are scams online stating this. Benefits are valid through your family's "Benefits Valid Through" date.
  • You can check your WIC benefit balance by:
    • Checking WIC2Go, the mobile app
    • Checking your last store receipt
    • Visiting your store's customer service desk
    • Calling the eWIC card Customer Service at 1-844-540-3013
    • Visiting https://www.wicconnect.com/
  • For other questions about your WIC benefits, visit https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/ewic/
  • For questions about food or formula availability, visit https://nyswicvendors.com/vma-locations/ to find the vendor management agency in your area for help.
  • Please contact your local agency if you have additional questions.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children offers:

  • Nutrition Education
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Referrals
  • Nutritious Foods

WIC Welcomes You!

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Postpartum women
  • Caregivers of infants and children up to age five

Want to see if you qualify? Fill out the WIC Prescreening Tool. U.S. citizenship is not required.

WIC Welcomes You!

The poster is available in the following languages: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Korean, Nepali, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese.

Current WIC Acceptable Foods Card

WIC Pictorial Foods Guide

To help you choose the foods that your family likes.

Also available in the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Korean, Nepali, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yiddish.

WIC Food Items Weight Conversions

To help you create a WIC shopping list using metric weights.

Also available in the following languages:
Arabic, Bengal, Burmese, Chinese, Farsi, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Korean, Nepali, Polish, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese Yiddish

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Visit the Nutrition main page to find information about other Nutrition Programs