WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

Below is information provided by the RI Department of Health on eligibility and program details.

What is the mission of WIC?

Our mission is to safeguard the health of low income women, infants, and children up to age 5 years who are at nutritional risk.

What does WIC do?

  • Assess the nutritional status of our participants
  • Educate mother and families on healthy eating
  • Provide referrals to medical and social services in the communities
  • Support breast feeding by proving breast feeding education by nutritionists and Breast Feeding Peer Counselors. We also  assist in obtaining free electric breast pumps
  • Provide benefits for healthy foods, based on clients nutritional needs 

WIC serves:

  • Pregnant women
  • New mothers
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Infant and children up to 5 years of age
  • Post partum women 

WIC Clinic Hours - 1000 Eddy Street - Providence, RI 

Telephone: 401-533-9145

Fax:  401-533-9105 (Please write 'ATTENTION WIC' on cover page)

THIS LOCATION IS CURRENTLY NOT OPEN FOR CLIENT VISITS.  WE CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ALL OUR SERVICES VIA TELEPRACTICE. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR RE-OPENING DATE.

Monday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Tuesday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WIC Clinic Hours - 500 Broad Street - Providence, RI

Telephone: 401-632-4700 

Fax: 401-632-4799 

THIS LOCATION IS CURRENTLY NOT OPEN FOR CLIENT VISITS.  WE CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ALL OUR SERVICES VIA TELEPRACTICE. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR RE-OPENING DAT

 

Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WIC Income Guidelines (family income before taxes) 

If your family size is...

You can earn up to...

 1 Person $459 per week 
 2 people  $620 per week
 3 people  $782 per week
 4 people  $943 per week 
 5 people $1,105 per week 
 6 people $1,266 per week 

Remember, your unborn baby counts as a family member.

If your income changes each week, you may still be eligible for WIC. Call the RI Department of Health Information Line (toll free) at 401-222-5960 (English & Spanish) to see if your family qualifies.

Meeting Street is an approved WIC provider. Our WIC office is located at our main South Providence campus (1000 Eddy Street in Providence) or you may visit our WIC Clinic located at 500 Broad, Providence, RI.)


 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which can be obtained online here, , from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 

MAIL:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

FAX
(833) 256-1665 or
(202) 690-7442

EMAIL
program.intake@usda.gov

Meeting Street is an equal opportunity provider.


De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del

Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles.

La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un
formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual
puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/usdaprogram-
discrimination-complaint-form-spanish.pdf , de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al 

(866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:

CORREO:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

FAX
(833) 256-1665 or
(202) 690-7442

correo electrónico:
program.intake@usda.gov

Meeting Street es un proveedor que brinda igualdad de oportunidades.


 

 

WIC Clinic Hours - 1000 Eddy Street - Providence, RI -  Telephone 401-533-9145 - Fax 401-533-9105 (Please write 'ATTENTION WIC' on cover page)

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

WIC Clinic Hours - 1000 Eddy Street - Providence, RI -  Telephone 401-533-9145 - Fax 401-533-9105 (Please write 'ATTENTION WIC' on cover page)

Monday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

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