Women, Infants and Children

 

 Address: 
225 Front Street 
Binghamton, NY 13905

Telephone: 607-778-2881 
Fax: 607-778-3935

 

Meet our staff   


Clinic Sites & Schedules

Site
Address
Hours of Operation
Binghamton
Broome County Health Department
225 Front Street
Monday-Friday: 8am–4pm
Wednesday: 8am–6pm
Monday (1st & 3rd of the month):7am-4pm
Saturday (4th of the month): 8am-1pm
Endicott
Central United Methodist Church
17 Nanticoke Avenue
Tuesday (2nd of the month): 11am-6pm
Monday (3rd of the month): 9am-3pm
Johnson City
Wilson Memorial Hospital
Cafeteria Conference Rm.
33 Harrison Street
Thursday (2nd of the month): 9am-3pm
Whitney Point
St. Patrick’s Church
59 Keibel Road Thurs
Thursday (1st of the month): 9am-3pm
Port Crane
Fenton Town Hall
44 Park Street
January/April/July/October
Monday (1st of the month): 9am-3pm
Windsor
United Methodist Church
56 Chapel Street
January/April/July/October
Monday (4th of the month): 9am-3pm

 The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is committed to providing health assessments, breastfeeding support, nutrition education and counseling, as well as referrals and vouchers for healthy foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five.

 

Watch the video Together Growing Stronger Families to learn more.


Do you qualify for WIC?
WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Effective May 31, 2013 - June 30, 2014)
  

Household Size
Annual Income
Monthly Income
Gross Weekly
1
$ 21,257
$ 1,772
$ 409
2
28,694
2,392
552
3
36,131
3,011
695
4
43,568
3,631
838
5
51,005
4,251
981
6
58,442
4,871
1,124
7
65,879
5,490
1,267
8
73,316
6,110
1,410
Each additional
member add:
+ 7,437
+ 620
+ 144

Visit the NYS Department of Health WIC information site. This site contains income eligibility requirements and medical referral forms as well as information regarding updates to the WIC program and available benefits.    



How do I apply for WIC?
Call us at (607)778-2881 to schedule an appointment.

What do I need to bring to my WIC appointment?
NYS WIC requires all participants applying and/or receiving benefits to provide the following information: proof of identity, proof of residency, and proof of income. You can find specific examples of what is accepted from each category 
here.

What if I can't make my WIC appointment?
Please call us at (607) 778-2881 to reschedule. 
NYS WIC also allows you to designate a person as a cartaker or proxy to attend your WIC appointment and redeem your checks at the grocery store.

Authorization Form (Available in other languages here).

What if I move?
Please contact our office prior to moving to obtain a Verification of Certification (VOC) Card.  If you have already moved and you did not obtain a VOC Card, please download this form (Verification of Certification (VOC) Request Form) to request a transfer to another WIC Program.

Information for Health Care Providers:

Additional Resources:

  • WIC Acceptable Foods Card (Available in other languages here) - This card lists the foods and brands you are allowed to purchase with your WIC food checks. It also lists items you are NOT allowed to purchase with your WIC food checks.
  • WIC Participant Handbook (Available in other languages here) - This booklet explains the services we provide, how to use your checks and your rights and responsibilities as a WIC participant.
  • Breastfeeding Partners - Our resource for breastfeeding information and support.

 


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