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Program: WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children

Agency: Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department


Resource Number: 36898860
Description
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that assists pregnant women, new mothers, infants and young children to eat well, learn about nutrition and stay healthy. Many working and low-income families are eligible for WIC's benefits. The WIC Program provides:

- Nutrition assessment and feeding tips

- Breastfeeding advice and support

- Referrals to health and social services

- Vouchers for healthy foods (for example, milk, fresh fruit and vegetables and eggs)


Program Phones:
(612)348-6100Intake
(952)563-8993Intake
Bloomington, Edina, Richfield; Bloomington Health Department/WIC
(612)348-2912Fax
(612)348-3076TTY

Website: www.hennepin.us/residents/health-medical/wic-women-infants-children
Email: wic@hennepin.us

Location information
Brookdale Regional Satellite Center Site  
Location: 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 400

Brooklyn Center 55430

Site Phones:
(612)596-1300Intake
(844)803-8466Toll free
Site Hours:
Vary; by appointment only
Disabilities Access: Accessible main entrance; accessible public restroom; policy for provision of accessible service
Mailing Address: 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 400, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Program Delivery
Eligibility: - Residents of Hennepin County who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants or children from one year old until fifth birthday

- Families that receive Medical Assistance, food support, MFIP, free or reduced school lunch, Head Start, fuel assistance or other assistance programs

- Working families that meet income requirements (a family of 4 earning as much as $60,000 per year may qualify)
Languages: Interpreters available
Application Process: - Call for prescreening, appointments and WIC location sites and hours

- Bloomington, Edina or Richfield residents must call and schedule an appointment with the Bloomington Health Department WIC Program
Program Fees: None
Documents Required: Acceptable ID (call for more information); proof of address and proof of income or eligibility for public assistance


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Verification

Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 3/10/2019
 

Agency Background

Programs at Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Adoption Services
Adult Protection
Advocates and Appeals
Burial/Funeral Assistance
Chemical Health
Child and Teen Checkups
Child Care Assistance
Child Care Licensing
Child Protection
Child Support Services
Children's Mental Health
Children's Mental Health Crisis Services
COPE - Mental Health Crisis Services for Adults - Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies
Daytime and After Hours Shelter Teams
Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
Domestic Abuse Service Center
Emergency Assistance - EA
Emergency General Assistance - EGA
Epidemiology
EZInfo
Follow Along Program
Food Support Program
Foster Care and Licensing
Fraud Information and Complaints
General Assistance - GA
Health Care for the Homeless Project
Hennepin Community Volunteers
Hennepin County Mental Health Center
Hennepin County Public Health Clinic
Homeless Access Unit
Housing Support
Human Services Centers, Satellite Centers and Health Services Locations
Immunization Services
Initial Contact Front Door Social Services
Medical Assistance - MA
Medical Transportation Assistance
Medicare Savings Programs
Mental Health Housing
Minnesota Family Investment Program - MFIP
Minnesota Food Assistance Program - MFAP
Minnesota Supplemental Aid - MSA
MnCHOICES
Office of Multicultural Services - OMS
Parent Support Outreach Program
Prepetition Screening - PSP
Project CHILD
Project Connect
Refugee Cash Assistance Program - RCA
Refugee Medical Assistance - RMA
Relative Custody Assistance
Start Today Hennepin
Teen Parent Program
Veterans Services
Work Supports

Accreditations: Does not apply
Funding: Federal; state; county; fees





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