WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

WIC Satellite Clinic Location and Hours

WIC is at Carle Hoopeston the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesday of the month (except Holidays) from 8:00AM – 4:00PM

What is WIC?

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children.  The WIC program provides at no charge:

Who is Eligible

  • Pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women
  • Infants and children up to age 5 who live in the state of Illinois, have a medical or nutritional health risk and meet income guidelines.

Click HERE for Current WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines.

What Foods Does WIC Provide?

Infants:

  • Iron-fortified formula*
  • Cereal
  • Jar fruits and vegetables
  • Jar meats for exclusively breast fed babies

*WIC promotes breastfeeding as the optimal source of nutrition for infants. Special infant formulas and medical foods may be provided when prescribed by a physician for a specified medical condition.

Women and Children:

  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Juice
  • Eggs
  • Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned or Dried Beans or Peas
  • Yogurt
  • Tofu
  • Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Wheat Pasta, Bulgar, Whole Wheat Tortillas, Brown Rice/Soft Corn Tortillas or Oatmeal
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Exclusively Breastfeeding Women also get canned tuna or salmon

What to Bring to Your WIC Appointment

  • WIC ID card (if one has already been issued)
  • Child(ren) if for Certification or Follow-up
  • Birth Certificate for new infant or child(ren)
  • Immunization Records for infant or children
  • Social Security card
  • Driver License or other picture ID for parent
  • Proof of Pregnancy (slip from the doctor or health clinic with due date included)
  • Proof of Income (Bring one)
    • 2 most recent check stubs for each household member that works
    • 1040 form, W-2 form
  • Proof of Address (Bring one)
    • utility bill
    • current piece of mail (within last 60 days)
    • lease or rent receipt
    • No Post Office Box addresses accepted.

 

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

 This institution is an equal opportunity provider.