WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, & Children

WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program

for Women, Infants, and Children



  • Need a little extra help purchasing healthy foods for your family?

  • Have nutrition questions or concerns about your picky toddler, preschooler or fussy infant?

  • Want information about community resources for you and your family?

  • Want to ensure a healthy pregnancy?

  • Need breastfeeding information and support?

    If you answered ‘YES’ to any of these questions then…… WIC IS FOR YOU!

Arizona Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program

WIC is a federally funded health program which provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, community referrals and nutritious foods. It is NOT an entitlement or welfare program. With a complete nutrition assessment participants are provided an individualized food package to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  Nutritious Foods:

· Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

· Whole wheat bread/ Brown rice / Soft Corn Tortillas

· Whole-grain Cereals

· Milk /Soy and Goat Milk / Lactose-reduced Milk

· Eggs


· Cheese / Tofu

· 100% Fruit Juice

· Tuna / Salmon/ Sardines

· Beans / Peanut Butter

· Infant formula

· Jarred baby food and infant cereal

  Health Assessment :

· Growth Assessment & monitoring

· Check Iron levels


· Nutrition Assessment

· Health & Environmental Evaluation

  Participant Centered Education:

· Individualized nutrition goal setting

· Referrals to community resources

¨ Breastfeeding Education & Support



Do You Qualify for WIC?                            

· Are you:

  • Pregnant?
  • Breastfeeding an infant up to 1 yr of age?
  • A postpartum woman (not breastfeeding) with infants up to 6 months of age?
  • An infant or child under 5 years of age?
  • Do you live in Arizona?
  • Do you meet the income guidelines below?*

Household Size*

Weekly Income

Monthly Income

Yearly Income


$ 560.00

$ 2,426.00

$ 29,101.00


$ 705.00

$ 30,51.00

$ 36,612.00


$ 849.00

$ 3,677.00

$ 44,123.00


$ 993.00

$ 4,303.00

$ 51,364.00


$ 1138.00

$ 4,929.00

$ 59,145.00

 *Unborn baby counted as one family member


What to Bring to your First WIC Appointment:

  • Proof of income. (ex:  paycheck, tax return, or a letter from employer)
  • AHCCCS, TANF,  Section 8 Housing or SNAP benefits letter (not the card)
  • Note: although current participation in any  one of the above programs automatically makes you eligible for WIC you do not need to be on these programs to qualify for WIC,
  • Proof of current address. (ex: driver’s license, utility bill, rent receipt or other business mail)
  • ID: ex, photo ID, government issued ID, birth certificate, immunization record or crib card for infants/children).


Cochise County WIC Office Locations

  • Benson:  126 W. 5th Street, Suite 3, Benson AZ, 85602
  • Bisbee:  1415 Melody Lane, Bldg A, Bisbee AZ 85603-3090
  • Douglas:  1012 North G Ave, Suite 101, Douglas AZ 85607
  • Douglas:  Chiricahua Pediatric Center of Excellence, 815 15th Street, Douglas AZ 85607
  • Sierra Vista:  4115 E. Foothills Drive, Sierra Vista AZ, 85635
  • Willcox 450 S. Haskell Ave, Willcox AZ 85643

Call 1-877-WIC CHSS (877-942-2477) to make an appointment. Se habla español.



Related Links

Arizona Women, Infants & Children Program

Arizona Nutrition Network

Arizona Breastfeeding Coalition


La Leche League

Sesame Street Stay Healthy


WIC Program Director:  Renee Cooper, M.S. RDN

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