WIC is The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and administered through the Virgin Islands Department of Health. It promotes health to moms and children through good nutrition and access to other health and social services.
How Does WIC Work?
Nutrition education and counseling
Breastfeeding support, since WIC promotes breastfeeding as the optimum way to feed a baby
Referrals to other health and social services
Free healthy foods
Who Is eligible?
Women who just had a baby
Children under 5 years who live in low to middle income families
What do you need to qualify?
Proof of your income (e.g. check stub, SNAP letter)
Proof that you live within the Virgin Islands (e.g. valid VI ID, rent receipt)
Proof of your identity (e.g. valid picture ID, birth certificate)
A nutrition or health risk (e.g. underweight, overweight, anemia, poor diet)