WIC

WIC

WIC

Sanford Location
400 West Airport Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: 407-665-3705
Fax: 407-665-3393

Casselberry Location
132 Sausalito Blvd
Casselberry, FL 32707
Phone: 407-665-3705
Fax: 407-665-3405

 

 

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed 3rd Thursday each month at noon.

WIC is a special supplemental food and nutrition education program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides the following at no cost; height, weight and hemoglobin screenings, healthy food during pregnancies,  after delivery, for infants and children up to age five, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support and referrals for health care and community services.

WIC reduces incidences of anemia in children, improves the growth of at risk infants and children, reduces incidences of low birth weight babies and improves rates of immunization.

Who can benefit from WIC?

  • a pregnant woman
  • a breastfeeding woman
  • a woman who just had a baby
  • an infant or a child under 5 years old

How Do I Apply for WIC?

  • If you live in Seminole County you can call the local WIC office at 407-665-3705 or call toll free 1-800-342-3556 to find out the phone number of a WIC office near you.
  • Tell the staff at the local WIC office that you want to apply for the WIC Program. They will make an appointment to find out if you qualify for WIC.

What Do I Need to Qualify for WIC?

To qualify, our WIC Program will provide a free screening of:

  • a height and weight measurement and a finger stick blood test for hemoglobin by our Health Support Technicians.
  • If you have a recent height and weight measurement (no more that 60 days old) from your doctor's office you may bring that in place of our screening.
  • If you have a recent blood test for hemoglobin or hematocrit (no more than 90 days old) from your doctor's office you may bring that in place of our screening.

Note: Infants less than 6 months old do not need a blood test.

Additional Resources:

WIC Eligibility Guidlines

Food and Nutrition Education Program Flyer

How WIC Works Hyperlink:

http://www.floridahealth.gov/healthy-people-and-families/wic/_documents/how-wic-works.pdf

WIC Foods Brochure:

http://www.floridahealth.gov/healthy-people-and-families/wic/_documents/fl-wic-foods-eng.pdf

WIC Prescreening Tool:

The WIC Prescreening Tool is a web-based application intended to help potential WIC applicants determine if they are likely to be eligible for WIC benefits.

The WIC Program is an equal opportunity Provider.

 

This page was last modified: 07/1/14