Welcome WIC Clinic Staff

Looking for a quick way to get to the information you need?  WIC Clinic Staff, we’ve compiled frequently requested information in one place!

Check out the program updates, newsletter, and other sections to stay on top of the latest Louisiana WIC news. 

Using WIC

Program Updates

The Cash Value Benefit amounts increased to the following: $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. Refer to the October Training Bulletin for more information about modifying benefits. 

CVB Flyer (English) and (Spanish)

On August 17th we’re launching our new Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group. Meetings will take place every 3rd Tuesday, 11 am – 12 pm via Zoom. Please share information about the new Breastfeeding Support Group with WIC participants.

 

Support Group Flyer

The BNFT app links participants’ Louisiana WIC EBT card to their app profile, which allows participants to check their benefit balances. Participants need a valid email to use the app.

Review the Staff Bnft App document or training video listed below, for tips related to common participant app issues.

Staff Tips for Bnft

LA WIC’s Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program is excited to share our new poster. The engagement tool features current Peer Counselors. Feel free to download and share with WIC participants.

 

LA Peer Counselor Poster

The ‘‘American Rescue Plan Act of 2021’’ is new legislation from the Federal Government that states WIC Programs can increase the amount of cash-value benefits under qualifying food packages to an amount that is less than or equal to $35.

Staff Guidance Document

Newsletter

Clinic Lagniappe is a bi-monthly newsletter developed for Louisiana WIC clinic staff.  Send questions, comments, or suggestions to LaNaya.Carter@LA.GOV

Volume 1

Issue 1 – April 2021

Issue 2 – July 2021

Issue 3 – November 2021

Volume 2

Issue 1 – January 2022 (Coming Soon)

Resources

Would your WIC clinic like to request Marketing Items or Program Outreach Tools?  If so, contact LaNaya Carter to request items or learn more about available outreach tools.

Louisiana Farmer’s Market Information

 

  • 2021 Louisiana WIC Policy Updates Webinar Series
    This webinar series is intended for all Louisiana WIC clinic managers and will review updated chapters of the Louisiana WIC Policy Manual.  There will be 6 monthly webinars, each held on the last Thursday of the month at 3 pm CST. 

Training Videos