Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC is a supplement food and nutrition education program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The mission of the WIC program is to improve the health status and prevent health problems among Ohio’s at-risk women, infants, and children.
Eligibility
  • Pregnant women
  • Women who have a baby less than 6 months old
  • Breastfeeding mothers
  • Infants and children up to 5 years old
  • Women, Infants and Children with a gross income that meets WIC guidelines (PDF)
WIC Provides
  • Nutrition education and breastfeeding support/ peer help
  • Free breastfeeding education session - 2nd Tuesday of the month 
  • Referral for health care
  • Immunization screening and referral
  • Supplemental foods
WIC Peer Helpers
A peer helper is a WIC mother just like you. She lives in your community and has breastfed her own baby. She has been carefully selected by WIC to help give new mothers information about feeding their babies. She is here to give you support to meet your own goals for feeding your baby.

Place to Apply for WIC
At the Logan County Health District office. The normal walk-in clinic hours are:
  • Monday - Wednesday
    8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4p.m.
  • Closed Thursday
  • Friday
    8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Mother and Baby in the Swimming Pool with Swim Instructor
A partnership between the Hilliker YMCA and the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is providing Mommy and Me swim classes to WIC participants free of charge.

Read the Press Release (PDF) from March 20, 2014 or the article from The Examiner (PDF) on May 8, 2014.