WIC: Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program
WIC provides information, referrals to other services and checks for nutritious foods to pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, infants and children under age five who meet income guidelines or are on medical assistance. A family of three can make $35,317 gross and qualify for WIC.
Foods offered include fresh fruits and vegetables, cereal, milk, cheese, eggs, peanut butter, canned beans and infant formula that you purchase from local grocery stores.
To find out if you qualify for WIC, call the main Fargo office at 701-277-1455. This office is open:
- Monday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
North Dakota Department of Health
Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), a Federal agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, responsible for administering the WIC Program at the national and regional levels.