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WIC Nutrition Program

WIC provides the following services free of charge: • Vouchers for healthy food that can be redeemed at participating supermarkets and grocery stores. • Quality nutrition education • Information on how to prepare healthy, low-cost meals • Breastfeeding education and support for expecting and nursing mothers • Basic health screenings • Referrals to health and social services • Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program for those who qualify. WIC is for any pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding women of any age; infants and children under 5 years of age who: • Meet WIC income guidelines • Have a nutritional or medical need • Live in Pennsylvania

Basic Information

Organization
Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc.
Email
info@mfhs.org
Website
http://www.mfhs.org
Phone Number
800-367-6347
Address

▪ Jermyn WIC Center
The Wright Center for Primary Care
5 South Washington Ave., Suite 1
Jermyn, PA 18433
570-876-2041
FAX 570-282-3945
Mon 10-6, Tues & Thurs 9-5
Wed & Fri 8-4

▪ MFHS Circle of Care
The Wright Center
1st Floor – Pine Street Entrance
640 Madison Ave
Scranton, PA 18510
570-961-5550
Fax 570-961-3844
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – 8:30 – 4:30
Wed 8 – 6 by appointment

▪ Scranton WIC Center
EOTC Seventh Avenue Center
431 Wright Court
Scranton, PA 18503
570-346-8493
FAX: 570-346-2426
Mon 8 – 5, Tues & Wed 8 – 6, Thurs 7-4, Fri 8 – 4

County
Lackawanna

Program Information

o Nutrition education to ensure healthy eating habits and growth.
o Vouchers to help families purchase nutritious foods high in vitamins and minerals.
o Breastfeeding education and support.
o Immunization record checks.
o Iron deficiency screenings.
o Dental health counseling.
o Farmer’s Market vouchers for fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables.
o Individual

o Clothing/Food

Additional Comments

Grandparents with infants and children under 5 years of age may be eligible for this program, contact us for more information.