During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, appointments are being held remotely by phone. Call your local WIC office for more information.
WIC’s goal is to improve the health and nutrition of moms and kids. It is well known that pregnancy and early childhood are among the most important times for growth and development; and New York State WIC is here to help.
WIC offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals, and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health. WIC provides:
- Nutrition education
- Breastfeeding support
- Nutritious food
- Referrals to other community services
WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors are moms are who are experienced at breastfeeding. They are trained to help solve basic breastfeeding concerns that mothers may have. They have been trained to know when medical help is needed. They offer support for you to help make breast feeding a positive experience for you and your baby. Peer Counselors are available to talk during their clinic hours or can be reach by phone call or text.
Contact WIC at the following locations:
- 1072 Northside Shopping Center Oneida, NY 13421
Phone: (315) 363-3210
- 111 East Chestnut St. Suite 103, Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 356-4755
- 617 South St. Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 798-5066
- 37 Central Plaza Ilion, NY 13357
Phone: (315) 866-5029