WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children and is also called the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program. WIC is a federal program designed to provide supplemental food to low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children until the age of five.
WIC is a federal program designed to provide supplemental food and nutritional education to low income, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children until the age of five.
You must live in Tennessee and meet income guidelines.
WIC Services are available to:
- Pregnant women
- New moms (up to 6 months after delivery)
- Breastfeeding moms (up to 1 year after delivery)
- Children under the age of 5
Once enrolled you will receive a TNWIC card for supplemental foods and formula which can be used at local stores for cereal, juice, milk, cheese, eggs, peanut butter, whole grain items, dry beans, fresh/ frozen fruits and vegetables, baby food and infant cereal. Additionally, nutritional counseling and breastfeeding support will be provided by qualified staff.