WIC Program

WIC Program Updates

NEW  Starting June 24, 2024, you can upload your documents using MyNCWIC Portal.

Get the latest information helpful for WIC families

Call for WIC Services

WIC services and appointments continue to be provided by phone or in person  at this time Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; eWIC benefits will be issued remotely.

Call 919-250-4720 or start your WIC application online here.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides healthy foods, nutrition and breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and community services. WIC serves babies and children up to age five, pregnant women, and new mothers. All caretakers of young children and working families are welcome at WIC!

Collage of mothers and infants

WIC is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and income guidelines are based on a family income of less than 185% of U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines or families receiving assistance from another qualifying program. All WIC applicants  have a health and nutrition assessment as required by program guidelines.

Am I Eligible?

WIC is for infants, children up to age five, pregnant women and women who have recently delivered a baby.

What benefits does WIC provide?

Nutritious Foods
• Infant Foods: Formula • Cereal • Fruits • Vegetables • Meats (fully breastfed infants) • Milk • Cheese • Yogurt • Tofu • Soy-Based Beverage • Eggs • Cereal • Whole-grain Bread • Brown Rice • Whole-wheat • Soft-corn Tortillas • Fruits • Vegetables • 100% Juice • Dried or Canned Beans • Peas • Lentils • Peanut Butter  • Chunk-light Tuna or Salmon (100% breastfeeding women)

Breastfeeding Promotion & Support

Nutrition Education & how to stretch your groceries 

Referrals for Health Care support

What to expect at your first WIC appointment

  1. You will receive a call from WIC on your appointment day between 9 a.m.–4 p.m., not at a specific time.
  2. You will be asked about your eligibility, diet and health information, and may be referred to the breastfeeding team.
  3. You will be assigned follow up nutrition education.
  4. You will receive an eWIC card to help you buy healthy food.

Resources for WIC Families, Providers and Community Partners