NATIVE HEALTH’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program helps keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age five healthy.
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 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, days, and times. During COVID-19, all NATIVE HEALTH WIC clinics are closed to in person visits. Telephonic and virtual services are available. Please call 1-800-470-5930.
To participate in WIC, applicants must meet the following qualifications:
To register for NATIVE HEALTH WIC, please bring the following:
All clients receive nutrition education to improve the eating habits and overall health of participants and their families.
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.
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:
WIC provides referrals to important community resources, such as doctors, dentists, and programs like cash assistance (TANF), food stamps (SNAP), and AHCCCS.
Please direct any questions, concerns, and/or complaints regarding the WIC program to: Carly Wells, NATIVE HEALTH’s WIC Supervisor at (602) 263-1558, ext. 3703 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: https://itcaonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ITCA-WIC-Income-Guidelines_June-2019.pdf 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:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
fax: (202) 690-7442
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.