Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

WIC Nutrition Program

North Carolina WIC Program (4)

WIC is a no-cost program that improves the health and well-being of women, infants, and children by providing nutritious food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals, and free language assistance. Please contact us for more information about WIC or to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you!


Call: 828-356-2221

Email: wic@haywoodcountync.gov

Interested in WIC?  Visit: WIC Referral Link

Facebook: Haywood County WIC Facebookfb

WIC Eligibility

  • WIC is for eligible:
    • Children up to 5 years
    • Infants
    • Pregnant individuals
    • Breastfeeding individuals who have had a baby in the last 12 months
    • Individuals who have had a baby in the last 6 months
  • Those on Medicaid, Work First, and recipients of food stamps automatically qualify for WIC.
  • Fill out the prescreening tool to see if you may be eligible for WIC: WIC Prescreening Tool

WIC Provides

Nutritious Foods

  • Such as: milk cereal, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, juice, cheese, tofu, yogurt, soy beverages, beans, peanut butter, eggs and infant foods.

Nutrition Education

  • At Haywood County WIC participants work with a nutrition professional to discuss individualized questions, concerns, and goals surrounding nutrition and health. 

Breastfeeding Education and Support

  • Haywood County WIC is dedicated to educating and supporting families with breastfeeding and has a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor on staff to provide assistance and referrals to community breastfeeding support. 
  • WIC participants are eligible for breastfeeding supplies, including breast pumps.

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Healthcare Referrals

  • WIC helps connect families to local health and social services as needed. 

Free Language Assistance

  • Interpreting services are available at no cost.

Nondiscriminaton Statement / Aviso de No Discriminacion