Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

Women, Infants, & Children - Serving Chemung & Schuyler Counties

What is WIC?

WIC stands for Women, Infants & Children.

*WIC saves you money on your food budget.
 *WIC supplements what you buy for your family
 *WIC shows you how to be healthier and eat more healthy foods
 *WIC helps you and your family find medical care and you can learn about other services
    in your community that might benefit you.

Who May Apply:

*Pregnant Women *Breastfeeding Women *Postpartum Women (up to 6 months after delivery)
*Infants & Children under the age of 5 years go to the "income guidelines" page
You can contact the Chemung County WIC office at (607) 737-2039. The Chemung County WIC FAX number is (607) 737-3693

How to qualify for WIC benefits

You must:
 - Live in NYS.  (U.S. Citizenship or legal residency is not
  required.)
- Bring a valid ID
 - Meet the income guidelines set by the
   federal government.

 A person may be eligible for WIC if they receive:
  - Medicaid (or)
  - Food Stamps/SNAP (or)
  - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

 WIC Income Guidelines

Fill out this form and we'll call you to see if you're eligible.

Clinic Sites and Hours

Services are currently remote due to COVID-19.  Call us at 607-737-2039 for more information.

You can contact the Chemung County WIC office at (607) 737-2039. The Chemung County WIC office FAX number is: (607) 737-3693

The WIC Mailing Address Is:

CCHD WIC Program
 103 Washington Street
 P.O. Box 588
 Elmira, NY  14902-0588

Click the applicable link below to get even more information:

New York State WIC

WIC Breastfeeding Information

WIC Association of New York State

USDA Non-Discrimination Policy can be found here:  https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/docs/usda_non-discrimination_statement.pdf

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