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.