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How WIC Works

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Grey WIC card with North Carolina outlineCURRENT NEWS…..the new NC eWIC card will replace paper food instruments beginning March 14, 2018


WIC Guilford County logoTo participate in WIC, persons must be income eligible and have a qualifying medical or nutritional need. The eligibility guidelines are listed below:

  • Live in North Carolina.
  • Be a pregnant woman; a postpartum woman who has had a baby in the last 6 months; a breastfeeding woman who has had a baby in the last 12 months; an infant or child up to age five.
  • Be income eligible. Income is based on the size of the family unit and the total household income. Persons participating in Medicaid, Food Stamps, or Work First are already income eligible. See the Income Eligibility Chart for specific Qualifying Income Guidelines.
  • Have a qualifying medical or nutritional need as determined by a WIC Nutritionist.

Our Frequently Asked Questions handout provides additional information that may be helpful to you.

Appointments

Family reading to childTo apply for WIC, you may visit or call the WIC office. The WIC Program has a site located in both the Greensboro and High Point Health Departments. Both sites are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Greensboro site is open until 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of every month. The High Point site is open until 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month. Be sure to let staff know if you need and evening appointment. You will be given an appointment to begin the process of receiving services. The addresses for the Greensboro and High Point Health Departments are listed below:

Greensboro
1100 E. Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27405
336-641-3214
336-641-4617 Fax

High Point
501 E. Green Drive
High Point, NC 27260
336-641-7571
336-641-6961 Fax

Please review our What to Bring to Your Appointment handout before coming in. This will help us make the most of your visit.

Clinic Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Greensboro office is open until 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

The High Point office is open until 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month.

The Greensboro office reserves the last Tuesday morning of each month for staff meetings. The office is closed between 8:00 and 11:00 a.m. on those days.

The High Point office reserves the 3rd Tuesday morning of each month for staff meetings. The office is closed between 8:00 and 11:00 am on those days.

Please be prepared to be in our office for approximately 2 hours for your appointment.

Please plan to arrive on time. If you are more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, you will be rescheduled for another day and time.

See WIC Vendors for the latest listing of WIC Stores in Greensboro and High Point.

Breastfeeding Support

Woman breastfeeding while older person looks onOur WIC Program has Breastfeeding Peer Counselors and Nutritionists that are trained and would like to support every family’s breastfeeding goals. Visit our Breastfeeding Information page to learn more.

Greensboro Hotline: 336-641-4114
High Point Hotline: 336-641-7689

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

WIC is an equal opportunity provider.

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