WIC

WIC logoWelcome to LouisvilleWIC.org!  On this website, you can find out about the WIC Program that is offered by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness.  You can also find great resources and information on nutrition for women, infants, and children.  Click here for more information on applying for WIC benefits.  Am I Eligible?  To view our WIC locations click here.  To get started, simply click on your topic of interest. 

Breastfeeding

 

 

Breastfeeding ~ The Best Choice

Good nutrition is important throughout our lives. It is especially important during infancy and childhood because of its effect on growth and development. By breastfeeding, you are doing something that only you can do for your baby.

 

 


eWIC Card

 

eWIC Card

In Kentucky WIC participants receive their food benefits on a card similar to an ATM card called the eWIC Card. The eWIC Card provides flexibility so that participants can purchase just a few or a lot of WIC items at one time.

 


 


Food Packages

 

Food Packages

Get more variety with your WIC foods!  Starting at your first WIC appointment , your food package will include foods from this list. For specific information on the types and amounts in your food package, select your client category from the menu on the left.

 

 


WIC Health-Care Provider

 

 

Health Care Providers

Information for Physicians, Nurses, Dietitians, and other Health-Care Providers

As a health care provider, you are a key partner in helping WIC participants make healthy choices. Here you’ll find WIC formula policies, medical request forms to request noncontract formulas, metabolic formulas, soymilk or tofu and other resources.

 

 

 


WIC Vendor

 

Information for Stores Who Want to Provide WIC

The Vendors section provides information to local vendors on how to apply to be a WIC vendor and what the policies and procedures are for being a WIC vendor. 

 

 

 

 

WIC Overview from National WIC Association on Vimeo.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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