The WIC program, which stands for Women, Infants, Children, is a federal nutrition program that provides free nutrition counseling and education, breastfeeding support, nutritious foods, and access to health care for eligible participants.
To qualify for the program, you must be pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum, and /or have children under the age of five and meet the income eligibility requirements.
WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working, foster parents, or legal guardians. To see if you qualify, see our income eligibility page.
The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department WIC program covers nine counties in the western central part of West Virginia. These counties are: Calhoun, Gilmer, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, and Wood. To find more information about the county WIC clinics, please see our WIC clinics page.
For further information about the West Virginia WIC program, please visit web at http://ons.wvdhhr.org. You can also call the state-wide toll free 211 number or 1-304-558-0030 to find the WIC clinic nearest you.