Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as the WIC Program, provides healthcare referrals, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and supplemental foods. WIC is a federally funded nutrition assistance program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Nutrition Services (FNS). Pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants and children up to 5 years of age may apply for the WIC Program. For more information about the WIC program and to see if your family is eligible, please click here.
Pop-up WIC Clinics: Provided at the Naugatuck Valley Health District Community Health Annex, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 9 am-4:30pm, 98 Bank Street, Seymour, CT 06483. Parking and entrance is in the rear of the building.
To reach staff at the Pop-up WIC Clinics, please call 475-313-5768 or 475-316-0102
WIC Main Office: (203) 574-6785
185 South Main Street
Waterbury CT 06704
Hours of Operation:
M, W, and F – From 8:00am to 5:00pm
T and Th – From 8:00am to 6:00pm
The Waterbury main office opens every second Saturday from 9am to 2pm.
Registration & More Information
For more information about this program and to register through Waterbury Health Department, please click here.
Looking for ways to use your increased fruit & vegetable benefit from WIC? Check out the WICShopper App! Use the app to review your current benefits, scan barcodes at the store to view WIC approved foods, find yummy WIC recipes, and more. Remember, WIC benefits are good for 30 days and do not roll over into the next month. Use your extra fruit and vegetable benefit before it’s gone.
USDA Non-Discrimination Statement for WIC
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 on-line at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf 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 by:
mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
fax: (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider