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Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS)

WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program

Southwest Health and Human Services - Redwood County 1

266 E Bridge St, Redwood Falls, MN, 56283-1664

Distance: 982 Miles

(507) 637-4041

Website

http://www.swmhhs.com/public-health/young-families

Service Details

Description

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that assists eligible low income pregnant women, new mothers, babies and young children to eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy.


WIC services include:
* Nutrition information for having a healthy pregnancy and for feeding your family
* Support for breastfeeding
* Nutritious foods, including fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs and more
* Referrals to other health and/or social services for you and your family


Find grocery stores where you can use your WIC Card


See foods available through WIC


See how to use your WIC Card


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

Who is eligible for WIC?
* Women who are pregnant or have been pregnant within the past 6 months
* Breastfeeding women (within the first year of birth)
* Infants, birth to 1 year, and children, from 1 year of age to their 5th birthday


Parents (and foster parents or guardians) of children under 5 years of age can apply for their children.


To be eligible for WIC in Minnesota, a family must also:
* Be living in Minnesota. Apply in the county where you live.


* Meet WIC income guidelines, or be enrolled in another program such as MinnesotaCare.


Find out if you might be eligible


Application Instructions

Find a WIC clinic near you and schedule an appointment


Bring to your appointment:
* All children under 5 years old
* Proof of identity for each woman and child
* Proof of all income for the family
* Proof of address


More information about what to bring and expect


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Area Served

Redwood County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main - Redwood County (507) 637-4041

Last Update

1/16/2020

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