Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

What is WIC? 

WIC is a health and nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy foods, breastfeeding support and referrals to other services free of charge to Connecticut families who qualify. Our goal is to keep pregnant women, postpartum women, and breastfeeding women, and their children up to the age of 5 healthy.

Meriden: 165 Miller Street Middletown: 8 Crescent Street
Hours:  Mon & Wed-Fri 8 am to 4:30 pm, Tues. 8 am - 6:30 pm  Call for hours
Phone:  (203) 630-4245 (860) 358-4070
Email:  Click here to email us  Or use meridenwic@meridenct.gov
During holiday weeks the office is open Mon. - Fri, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Who is eligible for WIC?

If you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC for your child.

What does WIC offer?

WIC offers access to many free resources for our clients including nutrition consultation, healthy food, breastfeeding education and support, and much more.

How do I apply for WIC?

To apply for WIC, call the Meriden WIC Program at(203) 630-4245. We we also take walk-ins 165 Miller Street, Meriden, CT. Or you can reach out to the Middletown WIC Program, 8 Crescent Street, Middletown, CT (860) 358-4070

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Last Published: 11/19/2015

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