WIC

We offer support to anyone who is eligible, including:

  • Mothers
  • Fathers
  • Grandparents
  • Foster Parents
  • Step-parents
  • Guardians
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We’re here for You

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We’re here for more families than you might think – in fact, we serve over half of all infants born in the US. To get WIC assistance, participants:

  • Must be pregnant or have infants or children under 5 years old
  • Residents of the State of Ohio
  • Must meet income guidelines
  • May be in need of income assistance
  • Can be receiving other services like medical assistance (Medicaid), food assistance (SNAP), cash assistance (OWF)

Am I eligible for WIC?

Eligibility is based on family size and income. Anyone who currently receives Medicaid, Food Stamps, or Ohio Works First (OWF) automatically meets the income eligibility criteria for WIC. Click on the link to see the current income guidelines for the Ohio WIC program.

WIC Eligibility Information

We’re here for more families than you might think – in fact, we server over half of all infants born in the US. To get WIC assistance, participants:

WIC Nutritional Benefits

Food. Education. Support. You Got This.

Participants redeem benefits using a WIC Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card at authorized retail grocery stores and pharmacies.

Through WIC, families get monthly benefits to buy healthy foods such as:

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Foods with calcium for strong bones & teeth

Grains with iron for energy, and folic acid for healthy growth

Fruits & vegetables to keep your heart & weight healthy

Food with protein for strong muscles & healthy skin

Iron-fortified foods for infants who need it

WIC Breastfeeding Information & Resources

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Ohio Statewide Breastfeeding Hotline: (888) 588-3423

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Phone consults
24 hours a day

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Text “BFHOTLINE”
to 839864

For Healthcare Providers

Contact Form – Refer Yourself!

Contact Details

Ross County WIC Office

Pickaway County WIC Office

Equal Access Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Read the full statement and learn how to file a complaint.