NATIVE HEALTH’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program helps keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age five healthy.

What is WIC?

WIC stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. NATIVE HEALTH WIC provides healthy foods, nutrition and wellness information, breastfeeding support, and more for our clients.

WIC Serves:

  • Pregnant women
  • Women who recently had a baby
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Infants (newborns to 1 year old)
  • Children under age five

WIC is for all types of Arizona families! Single or married parents and those that are employed or unemployed are all welcome to apply. Children under age five can be enrolled on WIC by their mothers, fathers, grandparents, foster parents, or legal guardian. See Do I Qualify for WIC below for more information.



We operate three WIC clinics at the following locations: NATIVE HEALTH Central, NHW Community Health Center, NATIVE HEALTH Mesa and Guadalupe Tribal Building. To make an appointment call 1-800-470-5930.


Do I Qualify for WIC?

To participate in WIC, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Client category: Pregnant women, post-partum women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children under age five
  • Live in our service area: Residents of Maricopa County and those temporarily residing in Maricopa County
  • Meet income guidelines (see below). Click here: Income Guidelines 2024-25 to download a PDF version.


To register for NATIVE HEALTH WIC, please bring the following:

  • Identification for the caregiver and infant/child applicant for example a driver’s license or state issued ID, birth certificate, social security card, immunization record, or Tribal ID
  • Proof of residency – for example a utility bill, driver’s license or state issued ID, or rent/lease agreement
  • Proof of income – for example an eligibility letter from AHCCCS or SNAP (Food Stamps), pay stubs for the previous 30 days, or most recent year’s income tax return
  • Immunization record for infants and children


Nutrition Education

All clients receive nutrition education to improve the eating habits and overall health of participants and their families.

Food Benefits
Food benefits will differ depending on the nutritional need and stage of your baby’s life cycle. Benefits may include milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, beans, peanut butter, fresh fruits and vegetables, infant fruits and vegetables, infant cereal etc. Benefits can be redeemed at local stores using an eWIC card.

  • Women and children used to only get $11.00 and $9.00 per month of fruits and vegetables, but Congress has passed through 9/30/22 $43.00 per month for pregnant and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, $47.00 per month for breastfeeding women, and $24.00 per month for children!

Peer Counseling
The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor encourages, supports and guides pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. This opportunity is available to WIC clients at NATIVE HEALTH WIC sites by telephone, at home, or in the hospital and will include breastfeeding classes, nutrition information, and more.

Benefits of WIC
Research shows, compared to their peers, WIC clients have:

  • Fewer premature births and low birthweight rates
  • Higher intake of important vitamins & minerals, like iron and Vitamin C, which are important for health
  • A greater chance of receiving medical care and immunizations
  • Improved mental development of children

WIC provides referrals to important community resources, such as doctors, dentists, and programs like cash assistance (TANF), food stamps (SNAP), and AHCCCS. provides online health and nutrition education at home, in the clinic, or anywhere for the WIC participant. Check out this instructional video. For more information of the NATIVE HEALTH WIC Program, call 1-800-470-5930.
Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877- 8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: 17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.