Jersey City WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program

The WIC Program is a federally funded Nutrition Program for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to 5 years who meet Federal Income Standards (185% income guidelines) and are at nutritional risk.

WIC provides:

  •   Supplemental nutritious authorized WIC foods
  •    Nutrition counseling and education
  •    Breastfeeding education and support
  •    Checks for infant formula, if not breastfeeding
  •    Referrals to health care and social services
  •    Referrals for immunization
  •   Voter registration
Monday to Friday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM and some Saturday mornings.
 
Telephone:      201.547.6842
Fax:                  201.369.7290
E-mail:             help@jcwic.org
 
WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR WIC APPOINTMENT:
Each time you are certified for WIC, you must show current proof from each category below for each person.
 
PROOF OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Examples:
  • Most recent pay stub for one month
  • Medicaid (HBID) card
  • SNAP certification letter
  • Family First card
  • Child support check
  • Alimony payments
  • Unemployment check stub
  • Tax return for prior year
  • Social Security pay stub
PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION
Examples for Women:                                                            
  • Driver's license                                                                   
  • Social Security card   
  • Birth certificate with seal
  • Work or school ID
  • U.S. passport/visa
  • WIC ID folder
Examples for Infants and Children:
  • Birth certificate with seal
  • Baptismal record with seal
  • Crib card
  • CHC green book
  • Adoption papers
  • U.S. passport/visa
  • WIC ID folder
PROOF OF RESIDENCY (ADDRESS)
Examples:
  • Driver's license
  • State-issued ID
  • Electric, gas, or water bill
  • Recent postmarked letter
  • Lease
  • Bank Statement
(Bills, bank statements and letters should be no older than 30 days)
 
IMMUNIZATION
Bring your children's immunization records
 
                             All Women, Infants and Children must be present for every
                                       certification, (Mid) Certification and re-certification appointment at WIC     

                                                     USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

                                                                 (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 

                                                             Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 

                                                             1400 Independence Avenue, SW 

                                                              Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

                                                                  (2)  fax: (202) 690-7442; or

                                                                  (3)  email: program.intake@usda.gov.

                                               This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

  
 
 
 
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