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Human Services of Faribault & Martin Counties

WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program

Faribault County Center

412 N Nicollet St, Blue Earth, MN, 56013

Distance: 962 Miles

(507) 526-3265

Website

http://www.fmchs.com

Service Details

Description

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition and breastfeeding program to help pregnant women, new mothers, infants and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy.


WIC benefits include:
* Nutrition information
* Nutritious foods you purchase using your WIC card
* Health or community referrals


Features

  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Medical Services
    • Nutrition assessment and/or counseling 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Family 
    • Female 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Minnesota WIC is for:
* Women who are pregnant or recently had a baby
* Breastfeeding women
* Infants
* Children up to age 5


Minnesota families must:
* Live in Minnesota.
* Meet WIC income guidelines
- Families are automatically income eligible if they are enrolled in another program such as Medical Assistance, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)


Find income guidelines and a full list of automatic income eligibility programs on the Minnesota WIC website


Application Instructions

Apply for WIC online


Local WIC clinic


All WIC clinics require appointments.


Bring to your appointment:
* All children under 5 years old, so staff can measure their height, weight, and hemoglobin
* Proof of identity for each woman and child
* Proof of all family income
* Proof of Minnesota address


Find required documents examples and more information about what to expect at your WIC appointment


Fees

This is a free service.


Area Served

Faribault County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 526-3265

Last Update

8/19/2021

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