WIC (Women, Infants And Children)

ABOUT

The WIC Program aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

Clients receive an individualized food package and nutrition education. Families must meet income guidelines and be screened for a nutritional risk.

Appointments are necessary, please call (701) 252-8130.

ELIGIBILITY

1. You must be a:

  • pregnant woman;

  • breastfeeding woman (up to one year after giving birth)

  • new mother (up to six months after giving birth)

  • parent, guardian or caretaker who has an infant or child younger than 5 years of age

AND,

2. You must have a nutritional health risk. The WIC Staff will be able to find a risk by checking your height, weight and iron level and having you answer some health and diet questions.

AND,

3. Your annual household income must be within WIC Guidelines (chart) which are based on gross income unless you are self-employed. Note: You may have a job and still meet these guidelines .

Not sure if you are eligible? WIC Prescreening Tool