How do I get WIC?

What is WIC?

WIC is healthy food, breastfeeding support, nutrition education and help with keeping YOUR family healthy! WIC can even link you to other health and social services. A Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is open to women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have already delivered. Infants and children up to their fifth birthday may also receive benefits.

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WIC Remains Open during Government Shutdown

All WIC benefits and services are still available during the government shutdown, and all sites are open (hours of operation vary by site – check when the WIC clinic closest to you is open using this interactive map).

Please continue to check this site and the Louisiana Department of Health website for updates and changes.

Living Well

WIC is about help taking care of yourself and your family. WIC moms learn that no matter who they are, a healthy lifestyle is within reach! WIC can help you feed your family well and get more active, even if money and time is a challenge.

Eating Well

Good health begins with good nutrition. WIC provides healthy food and has recipes that make eating healthy easier and fun. Many have our special Louisiana flavors!

WIC puts living healthy and eating in reach of all of us.

WIC Food Package:
It’s All Good

You can get food with WIC! All of the WIC food is good and good for you. Not quite sure what to make with it? WIC has recipes using all the foods you can get on WIC.. Answering “What’s for dinner?” just got easier!

WIC offers a variety of fresh foods like milk, eggs, beans, peas, whole grains, fruit, and vegetables to supplement the foods you buy. You can create just about any meal or snack with these ingredients and a WIC recipe.

Sensational Foil-Pack Vegetables

20 minutes

Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

20 minutes

Bean Burgers

35 minutes

There’s more where that came from! Try out some of the other great WIC recipes with Louisiana style!

A Fresh New Look for the Louisiana WIC Program!

The Louisiana Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (LA WIC) is undergoing a brand makeover. Our new look […]

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