PUBLIC COMMENT FOR THE PENNSYLVANIA WIC STATE PLAN

 

The Department of Health annually prepares a State Plan for operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).  The Department is currently in the process of developing this plan for the period October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014 and the public is encouraged to provide input by attending the public meeting or submitting written comments. 

 

Public meeting is Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania, Inc.

3461 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 303, Camp Hill, PA 17011

(There will not be a presentation and meeting is subject to cancellation without notice.)

 

Anyone who wishes to submit written comments is requested to do so prior to May 30, 2013.

Email to:  Bonnie Mellott bmellott@pa.gov

Mail to:  PA Department of Health 

Bureau of Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

2150 Herr Street, 1st Floor, Suite B

Harrisburg, PA 17103-1625

Questions:  Phone (717) 783-1289   Fax (717) 705-0462

 

The WIC State Plan includes the following sections:

 

Goals and Objectives for Functional Areas for FFY2013

I. Vendor and Farmer Management

II. Nutrition Services

III. Information Systems

IV. Organization and Management Part 1

IV. Organization and Management Part 2

V. Nutrition Services and Admin (NSA) Expenditures

VI. Food Funds Management Part 1

VI. Food Funds Management Part 2

VII. Caseload Management

VIII. Certification Eligibility and Coordination of Services Part 1

VIII. Certification Eligibility and Coordination of Services Part 2

VIII. Certification Eligibility and Coordination of Services Part 3

IX. Food Delivery-Food Instrument Accountability and Control

X. Monitoring and Audits

XI. Civil Rights

Local WIC Agencies in PA

Outreach Goals and Objectives