WIC offers healthy foods, nutrition information and referrals for other helpful services.

Updates

WIC Participants will receive an increase in Cash Value Benefits through March 31, 2022.

The Cash Value Benefit amounts increased to:

  • $24 for children
  • $43 for pregnant, post-partum, and breastfeeding women
  • $47 for fully/partially breastfeeding women
  • $70.50 for fully breastfeeding women with multiples
  • Changes will be visible on participant Shopping Lists for January 2022 benefits being issued, starting on December 8, 2021.
  • Families that have already been issued benefits for January 2022, may call their WIC clinic to schedule an appointment to have the increased CVB amount added to their WIC card.

Questions? Contact your local clinic for more information.

Cash Value Benefits Flyer:
English

LA WIC Shopping Apps

Louisiana WIC offers FREE phone apps to help make your WIC shopping easier.  To learn more about the WIC Shopper app and Bnft app, view the flyer. 

WIC Shopping App Flyer


 

  • Milk
  • Juice
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Beans
  • Whole Wheat Bread
  • Cereals
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Infant Cereal
  • Infant Fruits and Vegetables
  • Infant formula

That’s just some of them.  For a full list of approved WIC foods click here.

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Similac Store Locator Information
Louisiana WIC participants can now use the Similac Store Locator to find Similac formula at WIC approved vendors in your community. Visit the “Where To Buy Similac” webpage for more information on where to buy Similac formula.

View LA WIC’s Similac Store Locator flyer for more information about tool. 

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  • Learn to plan ahead for shopping trips
  • Find ways to include your kids in meal planning and shopping
  • Discover how to incorporate fruits and
    vegetables
  • Learn how to read a nutrition label
  • Realize what foods are healthy and why
  • Receive tips for feeding infants and children

WIC Online Nutrition Education
WICHealth.org provides nutrition education centered around the needs of the WIC client.  Parents and caregivers who complete an online nutrition lesson receive a certificate of completion that can be counted for nutrition education at local WIC agencies.

food demo by WIC staff

  • Medicaid
  • Family Planning
  • Food Stamps
  • TANF
  • LaCHIP
  • Childhood Immunizations

 

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