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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
• 2510 West Market St.
Pottsville, PA 17901
• 125 East Centre Street
Shenandoah, PA 17976
• 139 West Broad St.
Tamaqua, PA 18252
County
Schuylkill

Program Information

Basic Living Resources
  • 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.

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