Woman, Infants, & Children (WIC)


What is WIC?

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a program that provides food and nutrition information to those who qualify. We’re here to help you with nutrition education, breastfeeding support, care beyond WIC, and access to healthy foods. 

You May Qualify for WIC if:

  • You live in Wisconsin
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding, or a new mother
  • You have an infant or child under 5 years of age
  • Have a household income (before taxes) that is less than or equal to WIC income guidelines WIC: Who is Eligible? | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
  • You may automatically qualify if your family receives Badger Care, Foodshare, or W-2 benefits

How to Apply for WIC?

1. Call Polk County WIC at 715.485.8520 to get started on your application. Our clerk will walk you through the application process over the phone and let you know if you qualify.

2. Or fill out the online application here: _application link_ and email it back to: polkcountywic@polkcountywi.gov

3. Or go to WIC (wicmomstrong.com) and provide us with your contact information.

WIC Foods:

WIC food packages may contain many of the following food items:

  • Milk
  • 100% Juice
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Peanut butter
  • Beans, peas, lentils
  • Cereal
  • Whole Wheat/whole grain foods
  • Fruits and Vegetables (fresh, canned, frozen)
  • Baby Foods: cereal, fruits and vegetables, meats

Prescription Request Form: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/forms/f4/f44024d.docx
Updated Full WIC Shopping Guide link: p44578.pdf (SECURED) (wisconsin.gov)

Office Hours: 
8:30am - 4:30pm 
Monday - Friday
*late appointments after 4:30pm available on 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month*

Contact Us:
Phone: 715.485.8520 
Fax: 715.500.2733

Nondiscrimination Statement:

Nondiscrimination Statement: WIC: Nondiscrimination Statement | Wisconsin Department of Health Services


Wisconsin MyWIC App

Use the app to view your WIC benefit balance, search WIC foods, find stores and view WIC messages.

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WIC Online Nutrition Education - wichealth.org

ACCESS Wisconsin | Apply for and manage state of Wisconsin benefits

211 Wisconsin (communityos.org)

Find Local Support - Wisconsin Resource Center | Well Badger

WIC: Women, Infants, and Children Program | Wisconsin Department of Health Services

WIC Farmers Market  
If you are a WIC participant, you are eligible to receive an extra dollar amount to use at farmers market for the season. Call our office to have farmers market benefits issued to you.