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

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

Outline of a phone’s handset

Ohio Statewide Breastfeeding Hotline: (888) 588-3423

Outline of a phone’s handset

Phone consults
24 hours a day

Outline of a phone’s handset

Text “BFHOTLINE”
to 839864

For Healthcare Providers

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, 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 a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, 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; or
  2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Para todos los demás programas de asistencia de nutrición del FNS, agencias estatales o locales y sus subreceptores, deben publicar la siguiente `Declaración de No Discriminación:
De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles.


La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.


Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/usda-program-discrimination-complaint-form-spanish.pdf, de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:


(1) correo:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(2) fax:
(833)256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o
(3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov
Esta entidad es un proveedor que brinda igualdad de oportunidades.