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Lake County Health and Human Services

WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program

Lake County Health and Human Services - Two Harbors

616 3rd Ave, Two Harbors, MN, 55616

Distance: 936 Miles

(218) 830-2472

Website

https://www.co.lake.mn.us/health-and-human-services/wic-women-infants-and-children-nutrition-program

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 Benefit 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.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Lake County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 834-8400
Toll Free (Ely/Fall Lake area) (800) 450-8832

Last Update

9/21/2022

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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