The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a public health nutrition program under the USDA providing nutrition education, nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, and healthcare referrals for income-eligible women who are pregnant or post-partum, infants, and children up to age 5.
WIC at CCI is one of the largest WIC agencies on the
East Coast, providing services to over 30,000
participants in Montgomery County and Prince
George’s County, Maryland.
WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding
support, and supplemental nutritious foods for your
At every appointment, you will receive: personalized
nutritional counseling and education, breastfeeding
support, and access to healthcare services. Learn
more below. Hablamos español.
Who Can Apply?
What Info/Documents will I need?
Download the WIC App:
We are open for in-person appointments and have implemented new safety measures to keep you safe. If you or anyone in your home are feeling sick or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 10 days, please call your WIC office for assistance. A WIC team member will help you reschedule your appointment and answer any questions about your WIC benefits. Thank you for your help in keeping everyone safe.
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This is an important part of the WIC program. We offer both individual and group education sessions throughout your certification period. Participants in the WIC program can receive:
New approved WIC foods are now available.
The CCI at WIC team is committed to helping families have positive, successful breastfeeding experiences. Participants can receive breastfeeding education and support through the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program.
Breastfeeding is the normal way to feed your baby. Your milk has all the ingredients in the right amounts to give your baby a healthy start and include many benefits such as:
Because CCI Health & Wellness Services is a community health center, it offers the added benefit of access to a range of medical, dental, and behavioral health services, including:
No matter your location,
call our main line to schedule
over the phone.
Most of our locations have a dedicated WIC office so that you can find and access services as close as possible to your home. You can reach out directly to schedule via your location, or if you’re an existing patient use our Patient Portal.