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WIC

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WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Woman, Infants and Children. WIC helps provide:
  • Healthy foods
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Referrals for health care

Vision

To safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

Mission

Deliver the highest quality services in the nation with integrity and respect to 100% of funded potential WIC eligible population as measured by health outcomes.

WIC Eligibility

Eligibility is by appointment only, for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have just had a baby, and their children up to the age of 5 years old.  There is a family income limit, but working families may qualify.
Total Household Income (before taxes and deductions) must be equal to or below the following amounts:

WIC Income Guidelines

For a pregnant woman, each unborn baby counts as 1 extra person in the household size.

Size of Household Monthly Income Before Taxes and Deductions
1 $1,800
2 $2,426
3 $3,051
4 $3,677
5 $4,303
6 $4,929
7 $5,555
8 $6,181

Revised 5/5/2014 - Each year, these dollar amounts may increase.

Applicants might be income-eligible for WIC if they or other persons in their households are currently receiving Medicaid, Food Stamps or temporary cash assistance (TCA). Please use this prescreening tool to determine your WIC eligibility.

Appointments:

To make an appointment for WIC please contact our office at 904-272-3177 or visit our one of our locations listed below. Please leave a message if we are not able to answer and we will return your call within 24 hours.

Location

Schedule

Fleming Island/Orange Park
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Building 100, Suite 115, Fleming Island, FL 32003

Monday-Thursday – Appointment only in the morning and same day appointment in the afternoon

(Please call early in the morning to schedule same day afternoon appointment)

Walk in Clinic: Most Fridays starting at 7:45 am (No appointment necessary)

Green Cove Springs
(Ed Stansel Clinic): 1345 Idlewild Avenue, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

By Appointment Only: First, Third, and Fourth Thursdays 8:30am - 12pm; 1pm - 4:30pm

Keystone Heights
  160 SW Nightingale St, Keystone Heights, FL 32565

By Appointment Only: Second and Fourth Wednesday of each month

Important Note: Before visiting any WIC office, please verify office hours by calling (904) 272-3177. Office hours and walk-in times may vary.

What to Expect

  • Appointments generally last between one and two hours 
  • One-on-one nutrition counseling and assessment from a licensed nutritionist or qualified professional
  • Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family develop healthy eat habits and lifestyles
  • Breastfeeding support and information for you and your baby
  • EBT card for nutritious foods
  • Referrals for other health care and community services

What to Bring to a WIC Certification Appointment

  1. The child or baby that is being certified on WIC
  2. Identification for everyone that has an appointment (ex. photo ID, baby's crib card, shot record, social security card, etc, )
  3. Proof of income if you are NOT on Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance or Food Stamps (ex. paystubs, etc)
  4. Proof of address (ex. Drivers license, utility bill, etc.)
  5. Child's updated shot record
  6. Your WIC EBT card (if you are currently participating in WIC)

Additional Resources

  1. CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (CSE) - CSE helps find missing parents for child support. For more information or help. 1-800-622-KIDS
  2. FLORIDA KIDCARE- Affordable health insurance.  1-888-540-5437
  3. BEAR RUN CLINIC offers free childhood immunizations.
  4. HEALTHY START PROGRAM - Coordinates services for pregnant women and babies.  Provides referrals relative to prenatal and parenting needs. 
  5. MEDICAID, FOOD STAMPS, and Temporary Cash Assistance.
  6. Florida State WIC
  7. Clay County Breastfeeding Support Resource List