Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

What is WIC?Slice

This federally funded program is run locally by IU Health Bloomington and provides nutritional support for income-eligible mothers and babies in Monroe and Greene Counties.

WIC has a direct and important impact on their health, reducing the number of doctor and emergency room visits for women and children and increasing the parenting skills in mothers. There is no cost to participate in the WIC program.

To qualify, participants:

  • Must have nutritional needs
  • Earn less than 185 percent of the poverty level
  • Live in Indiana and be a United States citizen
  • Be 18 years old

Who’s eligible?

  • Pregnant women
  • New moms (up to 6 months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding moms (up to one year after delivery)
  • Infants (babies under the age of one)
  • Children under the age of five

What does WIC provide?

  • Healthy foods designed to meet special nutrition needs
  • Nutrition and health screening and assessment
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding support, including breastfeeding moms receiving more nutritious foods from WIC and mom-to-mom support from Peer Counselors
  • Referrals to other Indiana health, family and social services

IU Health Bloomington provides a WIC certification and voucher pick-up site in Bloomington at 333 East Miller Drive.

Locations

Bloomington
333 E. Miller Drive, Bloomington, IN
812.353.3221
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Thursdays: 8 am - 7 pm

Bloomfield
200 E. Main Street Suite1
Bloomfield, IN 47424
812.384.3253
Tuesday and Wednesday 8 am - 6:30 pm (closed from 12:30 pm - 1 pm)
Monday 8 am - 4:30 pm (closed from 12:30 pm - 1 pm)

What is WIC?

This federally funded program is run locally by IU Health Bloomington and provides nutritional support for income-eligible mothers and babies in Monroe and Greene Counties.

WIC has a direct and important impact on their health, reducing the number of doctor and emergency room visits for women and children and increasing the parenting skills in mothers. There is no cost to participate in the WIC program.

To qualify, participants:

  • Must have nutritional needs
  • Earn less than 185 percent of the poverty level
  • Live in Indiana and be a United States citizen
  • Be 18 years old

Who’s eligible?

  • Pregnant women
  • New moms (up to 6 months after delivery)
  • Breastfeeding moms (up to one year after delivery)
  • Infants (babies under the age of one)
  • Children under the age of five

What does WIC provide?

  • Healthy foods designed to meet special nutrition needs
  • Nutrition and health screening and assessment
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding support, including breastfeeding moms receiving more nutritious foods from WIC and mom-to-mom support from Peer Counselors
  • Referrals to other Indiana health, family and social services

IU Health Bloomington provides a WIC certification and voucher pick-up site in Bloomington at 333 East Miller Drive.

Locations

Bloomington
333 E. Miller Drive, Bloomington, IN
812.353.3221
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Thursdays: 8 am - 7 pm

Bloomfield
200 E. Main Street Suite1
Bloomfield, IN 47424
812.384.3253
Tuesday and Wednesday 8 am - 6:30 pm (closed from 12:30 pm - 1 pm)
Monday 8 am - 4:30 pm (closed from 12:30 pm - 1 pm)