Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
WIC, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
Detroit Health Department WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program designed to assist the modern family. Our services include nutrition education & counseling, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support and referral sources. Detroit Health Department WIC is not a public assistance program. We offer services to both moderate and low-income families.
People who qualify for WIC are:
- Pregnant women (through pregnancy and up to 6 weeks after birth or after pregnancy ends)
- Breastfeeding women (up to infant’s 1st birthday)
- Non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends)
- Infants (up to 1st birthday)
- Children (up to their 5th birthday)
Others that may qualify with children under five (5):
- Single Fathers
- Foster/Adoptive Parents
- Married Couples
You may qualify Click here for WIC Eligibility Guidelines
The Detroit Health Department WIC program has no zip code borders.ALL MICHIGAN RESIDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE!
WIC APPOINTMENT LINE: 313.876.4555
WIC Services are available in Spanish, Arabic, Chaldean and Bengali.
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Detroit Health Department WIC Locations
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination,
complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: [email protected]. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.