The WIC program provides provides vouchers to qualifying families to buy healthy foods at participating stores in Minnesota.
The WIC program also provides health and nutrition education, and referrals to other health and social services.
The WIC program is open to pregnant women, and families with a child under five.
Eligibility for WIC benefits depends on income and household size. Families who currently receive assistance from other programs such as Food Stamps, MN Family Investment Program (MFIP) or the Fuel Assistance program automatically meet the income requirements for WIC.
To apply for WIC, make an appointment at at WIC clinic. You will have to bring your children, identification, and proof of income or participation in other qualifying programs. Details of specific items to bring to a WIC appointment.
Where are WIC Clinic in the Twin Cities?There are a number of clinics in the Twin Cities. Each county operates WIC clinics, serving residents of that county. Call to find out where the nearest clinic is, and to schedule an appointment.
Minneapolis and Hennepin County (Excluding Bloomington, Edina and Richfield)
Hennepin County Public Health Department
Hennepin County - Bloomington, Edina and Richfield
Bloomington Public Health
Minneapolis Children's Hospital WIC Program
St. Paul and Ramsey County
Ramsey County Public Health WIC Program
Washington County WIC Program
Anoka County Community Health and Environmental Services
Dakota County Public Health Department
Scott County, Carver Counties and residents of the Shakopee Tribal Reservation
Scott-Carver-Dakota CAP Agency
952-496-2125 (Scott County)
952-960-9700 (Carver County)
For other counties in Minnesota, call 1-800-WIC-4030 (1-800-942-4030) for the nearest WIC clinic to you.