food program for child ages 1-5 yrs

Children: Newborn to age 5

WIC foods help your child meet today's nutrition needs as recommended by your health care provider.

WIC food packages for your children:

  • are lower in fat and higher in fiber
  • offer more variety
  • will help your child grow healthy
  • Follow Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate!

The WIC Child Food Package contains the following foods:

GRAINS

  • Iron-fortified cereal
  • Approved whole wheat/whole grain food, such as:
    • 100% Whole Wheat Bread, Buns, Rolls
    • Soft Corn/Whole Wheat

      Tortillas
    • Brown Rice
    • Whole Wheat Pasta

FRUITS and VEGETABLES

  • $9 for approved fruit and/or vegetables: fresh, frozen, or canned
  • Vitamin C-rich juice

DAIRY

  • Whole milk for one-year olds
  • Low-fat (1%) or fat-free (skim) milk for 2-4 year olds

PROTEIN

  • Dry or canned beans/peas or peanut butter
  • Eggs

Keep your child healthy and strong with WIC foods!

WIC is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The USDA, WIC, and organizations or institutions administering WIC are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Submit complaints by letter or form AD-3027 (available at 866-632-9992) to: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; by fax: (202) 690-7442; or by email at program.intake@usda.gov.