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May 21, 2024

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Special Supplemental Nutrition Program
For Women, Infants & Children

NEW JERSEY – The Passaic WIC Program is available to pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to the age of five. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. It is a federal program which helps participants by providing them with sound advice on eating and providing vouchers to obtain free nutritious foods. The program also has a Lactation Consultant who will explain why it is important for babies to be breastfed and who will encourage moms to breastfeed and help them be successful with their breastfeeding goals.

WIC foods include: milk, cheese, whole grains, cereal, eggs, juice, fruit and vegetable vouchers, beans or peanut butter, infant formula, infant fruits and vegetables, and infant cereal.

The Passaic WIC Program is available to low-income residents of the City of Passaic and the neighboring towns. Applicants must meet the income guidelines as well as have a nutritional risk which can be helped by eating WIC foods.

For more information, please call Passaic WIC at (973) 365-5620. The program is located at 333 Passaic Street, Passaic NJ, 07055 directly across from City Hall. For more information about WIC, please visit the website at WIC & USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.