What is WIC?

WIC - or the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children - provides nutritional assistance and 1:1 counseling to ensure healthy starts for children. This includes:

  • Nutritional assessments and coaching
  • Referrals to medical and social services within the community
  • Support from Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. We also assist in obtaining free electric breast pumps
  • Vouchers for healthy foods, based on the clients' nutritional needs

Who WIC Serves

  • Pregnant Women
  • New Mothers
  • Breastfeeding Women
  • Infants and Children Up to 5 Years of Age
  • Postpartum Women

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.

Please read our full non-discrimination statement in English or Spanish

Our Locations and Hours

1000 Eddy Street, Providence, RI

Telephone: 401-533-9145

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

  • Monday: 11:00 am. to 7:00 pm.
  • Tuesday 7:00 am. to 3:00 pm.
  • Wednesday 8:30 am. to 4:30 pm.
  • Thursday: 10:00 am. to 6:00 pm.
  • Friday 7:00 am. to 3:00 pm.

500 Broad Street, Providence, RI

Telephone: 401-632-4700

Fax: 401-632-4799

  • Monday: 8:00 am. to 4:00 pm.
  • Tuesday 8:00 am. to 4:00 pm.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am. to 4:00 pm.
  • Thursday: 8:00 am. to 4:00 pm.
  • Friday: 8:00 am. to 4:00 pm.