For more information on the WIC program:
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 will need to schedule a certification appointment and eligibility is determined at that time. You are also 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)
We offer breastfeeding classes and a moms group where other breastfeeding moms can get together and visit.
WIC Informational Videos
WIC Overview: http://www.wicturns40.org/#/overview/
Healthy Foods: http://www.wicturns40.org/#/healthyfood/
Nutrition Education: http://www.wicturns40.org/#/nutritioneducation/
Healthcare Referrals: http://www.wicturns40.org/#/referrals/
State & National Resources
Every March, WIC celebrates National Nutrition Month, below are some resources for healthy eating and physical activity:
Breastfeeding Support Videos