What is the Kentucky WIC Program?

If you are pregnant, recently had a baby, are breastfeeding, or have a child younger than 5 years of age, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) could help you. The WIC Program offers short-term nutrition intervention to influence lifetime healthy eating and associated behavior in high-risk populations. The Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.

What does WIC Provide?

  • Nutrition education and services

  • Breastfeeding promotion and education

  • A monthly food prescription of nutritious foods

  • Access to maternal, prenatal, and pediatric health care services

To make an appointment, call your local health department. View locations here.

NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT:
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,

color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

 

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

 

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.