• The goal of the program is to decrease the risk of poor birth outcomes and to improve the health of the participants during critical stages of growth and development.
  • Provides a range of nutrition services and education for pregnant women, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children under age five in a supportive environment
  • Provides healthy supplemental foods including: milk and cheese; fruit and vegetable juices; eggs, peanut butter, and dried beans; iron fortified cereals; iron fortified formula for babies who are not breastfed.
  • Provides comprehensive lactation services including: Certified Lactation Counselor and Board Certified Lactation Consultant.
  • Provides basic and hospital grade electric breast pumps available for rental; WIC participants may qualify to use pumps free of charge.
  • Referrals to other services in the community
  • Breastfeeding helpline is available 1-877-814-0788 x 449. Helpline is staffed daily 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; weekend and after hour calls are returned daily around 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM.

WIC Pre-Application

Program Eligibility                                                                                                                                   

  • Live in Pennsylvania                                                                                                                                                                  

  • Meet the Income Guidelines (see chart below)                                                                                                    

  • Visit a WIC clinic for a brief health screening

 

Farmer's Market

Eligible women and children recieve PA Farmer's Markets vouchers. Click here to find a Farmer's Market near you.

 

Food Bank

Looking for assistance with food or an opportunity to help? Click here to access the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s website for more info.

 

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines - Effective July 1, 2016

Household Size

Approximate Monthly

Annual

1

$1,831

$21,978

2

$2,469

$29,637

3

$3,107

$37,296

4

$3,746

$44,955

5

$4,384

$52,614

6

$5,022

$60,255

7

$5,662

$67,951

8

$6,303

$75,647

 

Contact Us

For more information please contact:

1-877-814-0788 x440 (toll free)

For additional PA WIC information, please visit their website here.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.