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Where is WIC Program available?

Question: Where is WIC Program available?

Answer: WIC Program is available in all 50 States, 34 Indian Tribal Organizations and all US territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Island).  While WIC Program is funded through grants from the Federal Government, the WIC Program is administered by the State agencies.

To Find the WIC offices serving your area, click on WIC Program Offices.

NY New York WIC Program


New York WIC Program (WIC) is a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant women, breastfeeding women, women who had a baby within the last six months, infants, and children under the age of five. One must meet income requirements, New York residence requirement and have a nutritional risk that proper nutrition could help to improve.

Do You Qualify for New York WIC?

To see if you may qualify, you must:

Be a

  • A pregnant woman; OR
  • An infant or child up to five years old; OR
  • A mother of a baby up to six months old; OR A breastfeeding mother of a baby up to 12 months old.
  • Meet income guidelines;
  • Be a resident of New York; and
  • Be seen by a health professional at the WIC clinic.

If you think you may qualify, please call or write to your county health department to make an appointment.

New York WIC Hotline: 1-800-522-5006

New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza,
Albany, NY 12237

Toll Free Number


For more information, visit New York WIC Program website