Starting 3/1/2023, non-contract formulas including Similac, Gerber, and some store brands will no longer be available to purchase with your WIC card. You can find a summary of which formulas and amounts are available for WIC participants in Ohio here.
Please call your local WIC office if you have questions.
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WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides Nutrition Education, Breastfeeding Support, and Supplemental Foods.
You may qualify for the WIC Program if you are:
- Pregnant, breastfeeding, or a woman who recently had a child (up to six months)
- An infant or child under age 5
- At medical or nutrition risk and meet income guidelines
WIC Income Guidelines and Eligibility
WIC Farmer’s Market – Farmer’s Market Coupons are typically distributed the second week of July and are available for WIC participants at your local WIC office. Below is a list of fruits and vegetables that can be purchased along with the local farmers that accept the coupons.
Did You Know?
The Lucas County WIC Program offers Breastfeeding Support and Education to WIC Participants at its clinics and various locations throughout the county. Two internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants and Peer Helpers assist mothers with knowledge and resources to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration. The Breastfeeding Support Office is located at the Health Department on the 2nd floor in room 265. For more information please contact the WIC Breastfeeding Support program at (419) 213-2124.
New English USDA Non-Discrimination Statement – September 2022
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online or from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
1. Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442
3. Email: [email protected]
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.