WIC ensures families have the nutritious food needed to create and sustain a healthy lifestyle. We also provide referrals to healthcare services as well as breastfeeding promotion and support. A key component of WIC is education, including nutrition assessment, and one-on-one counseling to help families make healthy choices.
Am I eligible?
Eligibility is based on household income. In Scott and Carver counties, WIC is administered by CAP. For individuals living in Dakota, WIC is administered through Dakota County Health Services.
How do I apply?
To apply for WIC, you can complete the screening form at the bottom of this page or you call call to complete the screening process over the phone. At your first appointment, you are required to provide the following:
Scheduling an appointment
For current WIC participants:
You do not need an appointment for a nutrition visit, it is a walk-in service. Check the nutrition visit schedule for days and times.
Peer Breastfeeding Support Program (PBSP)
State & National Resources
Every March, WIC celebrates National Nutrition Month, below are some resources for healthy eating and physical activity:
Breastfeeding Support Videos
Carver County WIC
303 E 6th St
Chaska, MN 55318
For more information on the WIC program:
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