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The Pennsylvania Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has improved the nutrition and health of families in Pennsylvania since 1974 by providing nutrition services, breastfeeding support, health care and social service referrals, and healthy foods. Through WIC, pregnant women, mothers, and caregivers of infants and young children learn about good nutrition to keep themselves and their families healthy!

The Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) supports pregnant women, mothers and caregivers of infants and young children to keep themselves and their families healthy. WIC provides nutrition services, breastfeeding support, healthy foods, and referrals to health and social services.

WIC Helps YOU Help Your family

Easy as 1, 2, 3

  1. Apply online, https://www.pawic.com/OnlineApplication.aspx, by phone, 717-509-3686 | 1-800-WIC WINS, or in person at 601 S Queen St, Lancaster PA
  2. Set up an appointment to determine if you qualify.
  3. Receive benefits for nutritious foods, important nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals for other helpful programs.

 

 

WIC now offers a convenient EWIC card for your benefits so you can easily shop for what you need as you need it!  In addition, WIC provides free health screenings and breastfeeding support at appointments in a timely manner to help our participants stay healthy and get you on your way!  Some appointments can even be done over the phone (certain restrictions apply.)

Click here to learn more about Breastfeeding Support

Click here to learn more about our Healthy Foods 

Click here to learn more about Nutrition Services

Click here to learn more about other Helpful Resources 


Eligibility

    • A pregnant woman;
    • A mother of an infant up to 6 months old;
    • A breastfeeding mother with an infant up to 12 months old;
    • An infant or child up to 5 years old;
    • A father, grandparent, foster parent or caregiver applying for their children up to age 5 years old.

WIC applicants must reside in Pennsylvania; have a medical or nutritional risk (determined by a qualified nutritionist through a careful assessment of a participant’s dietary, environmental, and medical history); and have a gross household income that meets the WIC Income Guidelines below. U.S. citizenship is not a requirement for WIC participation.

WIC Income Guidelines

If you meet the criteria above and also receive SNAP, Medical Assistance or Cash Assistance, you are automatically eligible!

PA WIC Online Application

 

 

Locations:

Lancaster City
601 S. Queen St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717.509.3686
Toll-free: 1.800.732.0018
Fax: 717.431.2598

Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Extended hours until 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Columbia
406 Chestnut Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.0046

Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Ephrata
560 S Reading Road
Ephrata, PA
Phone: 717.738.0355
Fax: 717.733.7140

Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Quarryville
349 Buck Rd.
Suite 1
Quarryville, PA
Phone: 717.715.8959
Fax: 717.807.6382

Hours:
Tuesdays – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WIC on Wheels
Mobile Clinic
Lancaster County, PA

Hours:
Mondays: The Together Community Center
3293 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise
Tuesdays: Trinity Lutheran Church
221 E. Main Street, New Holland
Wednesdays: Salem United Methodist Church
140 N. Penn St, Manheim
Thursdays: United Church of Christ
247 S. Market St, Elizabethtown

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Non-Discrimination Statement