SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is designed to provide healthy food and nutrition services so families can remain healthy and feed their young children. Hunger in early childhood can have significant long-term health consequences. TJC is committed to helping protect, strengthen, and improve access to the program so families are not faced with hunger.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women
Infants and children up to age 5
Primary caregivers (such as dads, grandparents, and foster parents) can apply for benefits for the child
Below income limit or enrolled in SNAP, TennCare, or TANF
Tennessee residents - you do not need to have legal status
PROGRAM CHANGES TO KNOW ABOUT
WIC benefits for fruits and vegetables were increased on November 1st, 2023! If you are pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding, or a child under 5, you should receive:
HELP FIGHT HUNGER IN TENNESSEE
Your donation helps us to end hunger in Tennessee by connecting thousands of children, seniors, and veterans to lifesaving food assistance programs.