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

WIC can now serve you in person or over the phone.

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




  Click here to complete an online application form for WIC services

During holiday weeks the office is open Mon. - Fri, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Virtual Breastfeeding Meet Up Group ~ Thursdays click here

Breastfeeding Pamphlet »
Virtual Meeting Instructions »

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 also take walk-ins at 165 Miller Street, Meriden, CT. Or click here to complete this online application form.

 For the Middletown WIC Program, call to apply (860)358-4070.

Complete the WIC pre-screening tool today.  Call the Meriden office and we can take your information and set you up for your first appointment.

Additional Resources:

Find WIC Approved Stores
Community Resources »
WIC Forms »

WIC Shopper App


USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Last Published: 01/12/2021

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, disability, age, 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.