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Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS)

WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program

Southwest Health and Human Services - Lincoln County

319 N Rebecca St, Ivanhoe, MN, 56142

Distance: 1357 Miles

(507) 694-1452

Website

https://swmhhs.com/public-health/wic

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 education and information
* A variety of healthy foods you purchase using your WIC card
* Breastfeeding support and education
* Health or community referrals


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Lincoln County 
  • 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:
* Pregnant women
* Breastfeeding women who have had a baby within the past year
* Women who have had a baby within the past 6 months
* Women who have been pregnant within the past 6 months
* 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), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), Energy Assistance Program (EAP), Head Start, Medical Assistance TEFRA or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


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 - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Lincoln County and surrounding counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 694-1452

Last Update

6/1/2024

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