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Pennsylvania WIC Program offices are open!

Please keep your appointments or call to reschedule.

All WIC checks are good and will be accepted at all WIC approved stores.


Welcome to WIC!




“I encourage my friends to get WIC.  At WIC, we talk about health, nutrition and I love getting information on how my child is growing!”     

~ WIC Mom ~



The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has helped Pennsylvania families since 1974! 

Through WIC, pregnant women, mothers, and caregivers of infants and young children learn about good nutrition to keep themselves and their families healthy.  WIC provides nutrition services, breastfeeding support, healthcare and social service referrals, and healthy foods to over 253,000 participants every month.



“I can’t believe all the extra foods I receive from WIC because I am breastfeeding my baby.  The WIC staff give me support and I don’t know what I would do without WIC!”     


~ WIC Mom ~



 Who is Eligible for WIC? How do I Apply?


  • Women who are pregnant or had a baby in the past six months or twelve months if breastfeeding; 
  • Infants and children under age five; and
  • Fathers, grandparents and foster parents, who are the legal  guardian of a child under age five, may apply for WIC on their behalf.          

WIC applicants must reside in Pennsylvania, have a medical or nutritional risk, and have a gross household income that does not exceed 185% of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines.  Refer to

income chart below.


To apply for WIC, call your local WIC agency or call

1-800-942-9467 to be connected to a WIC office.  The WIC staff

will answer your questions and schedule your appointment. 

WIC does not have an on-line application. 

Click here for the list of items needed for your appointment

at the WIC office.


WIC Does Not Discriminate 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, WIC is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  WIC is an equal opportunity provider and employer. View full non-discrimination statement.  

WIC is funded under contract with the PA Department of Health using funds provided by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Selling or trading WIC foods is illegal!

If you suspect someone of abusing the WIC program, please call the WIC Hotline 1-800-WIC-WINS (942-9467).

To learn more about the Pennsylvania WIC Program, click on the links below:


Contact Us

Contact: Bureau of Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Address: 625 Forster St.
7th Floor West Wing
Health & Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701
Phone: State Program Office (717) 783-1289
Fax: State Program Office (717) 705-0462