White Earth Nation

WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program

A nutrition and breastfeeding program that helps young families eat well and be healthy. Learn about nutrition during pregnancy and feeding your baby and young children; meet breastfeeding goals; and buy healthy food using your WIC card.

Description

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition and breastfeeding program to help pregnant women, new mothers, infants and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy.

WIC benefits include:

  • Nutrition education and information
  • A variety of healthy foods you purchase using your WIC card
  • Breastfeeding support and education
  • Health or community referrals

Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Becker County
    • Clearwater County
    • Mahnomen County
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources
  • Medical Services
    • Nutrition assessment and/or counseling
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients
  • Specialization
    • Family
    • Female
    • Native American Community
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Minnesota WIC is for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women who have had a baby within the past year
  • Women who have had a baby within the past 6 months
  • Women who have been pregnant within the past 6 months
  • Infants
  • Children up to age 5

Minnesota families must:

  • Live in Minnesota.
  • Meet WIC income guidelines
    • Families are automatically income eligible if they are enrolled in another program such as Medical Assistance, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), Energy Assistance Program (EAP), Head Start, Medical Assistance TEFRA or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Find income guidelines and a full list of automatic income eligibility programs on the Minnesota WIC website

Application Instructions

Apply for WIC online

Local WIC clinic

All WIC clinics require appointments.

Bring to your appointment:

  • All children under 5 years old, so staff can measure their height, weight, and hemoglobin
  • Proof of identity for each woman and child
  • Proof of all family income
  • Proof of Minnesota address

Find required documents examples and more information about what to expect at your WIC appointment

Fee

This is a free service.

Location

26246 Crane Rd, White Earth, MN, 56591

Area Served

Becker County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-204-0399
  • Main: 218-983-3286
  • Toll Free - Substance Abuse Program: 800-950-3248 x1297

Email

pat.moran@whiteearth-nsn.gov

Websites

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Last Update

2/26/2024