PUBLIC HEALTH, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF - WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC) SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION: WIC Administration

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Administers and monitors the federally funded supplemental food program of the U.S. Agricultural Dept. Women and children who are income eligible and at risk nutritionally receive eWIC cards for the purchase of food. The Health Department contracts with local agencies and health departments to provide service. Emphasis is to promote good nutrition, and the education component is stressed.  WIC Unit at DPH also certifies retailers to be able to accept eWIC cards as payment for food. Farmers' markets will also accept eWIC for purchases.

WIC foods include: infant cereal, iron-fortified adult cereal, vitamin C-rich fruit or vegetable juice, eggs, milk, cheese, peanut butter, dried and canned beans/peas, canned fish, soy-based beverages, tofu, fruits and vegetables, baby foods, wholewheat bread, and other whole-grain products.

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PUBLIC HEALTH, STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF

Details

  • HoursM-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Area(s) Served:CT,
  • Application Process:Intake is through designated WIC Health Clinics; NO DIRECT SERVICE at DPH
  • Eligibility Requirements:Resident of Connecticut; Pregnant women; Post-partum women up to 6 months, regardless of how pregnancy ends; Breast feeding women up to one year; Infants and children up to age 5; Income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level; Pregnant woman is cou

Phone Numbers

  • 800-741-2142 Voice

FAX Numbers

  • 860-509-8391

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Record last updated: Jan 7 2019 11:41PM

Locations

  • 410 Capitol Avenue
    MS 11 WIC
    Hartford, CT 06134