Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program of Gloucester County provides services and food vouchers to pregnant or post-partum women, infants, and children under five years old free of charge to eligible local residents.

Benefits & Services

  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Immunization screening and referrals
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Referrals for free or reduced-cost health care
  • Referrals to health or social services such as:
    • Family care (health care)
    • Food stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Medicaid
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • WIC checks for nutritious foods (cashed at grocery stores)

WIC Foods

The following WIC food categories are authorized:

  • 100% Juice
  • Baby Food
  • Canned Fish
  • Cheese
  • Dried or Canned Beans, Peas or Lentils
  • Eggs
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Infant Cereal
  • Infant Formula
  • Milk
  • Peanut Butter
  • Soy Beverage
  • Tofu
  • Whole Grain Bread, Brown Rice or Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • Whole Grain Cereal

New Jersey Authorized Food List

WIC Foods Provide

  • Calcium for strong teeth and bones
  • Infections and absorbing iron
  • Iron for healthy blood
  • Protein for growth
  • Vitamin C for wound healing, fighting
  • Vitamin A for healthy skin, hair, and vision

Where to Shop

You may purchase your WIC Authorized Foods at Authorized New Jersey WIC Vendors (PDF).

Service Sites

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