WIC Nutrition Program

The WIC Program of CommWell Health is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) funded by the US Department of Agriculture. WIC in North Carolina is administered by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Section, Nutrition Services Branch.

Who can receive WIC services?


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  • Infants

  • Children up to 5 years of age

  • Pregnant women

  • Any post partum women up to 6 months

  • Breastfeeding women up to one year


To get WIC:


To apply for WIC Program services or to complete a certification, you must bring the following:

  • Proof of identification for parent and infant/child

  • Proof of income equal to one month (either pay stubs or letter from employer)

  • Medicaid card (if enrolled)

  • Proof of current residency


*If you cannot provide any of the papers mentioned above or you have any questions please call (910) ­567-5662 for more information or to make an appointment.*

*Be prepared to provide information regarding what your child eats and drinks during the day*

The Program provides:

  • Nutrition assessment and counseling to promote good health and proper growth

  • Food Instruments for:

    • Yogurt, Milk, Cheese or Tofu

    • Eggs

    • Whole­ Grain Cereal, Whole ­Grain Bread, Brown Rice, Whole Wheat Pasta, Whole Wheat Tortilla and Soft­ Corn Tortillas

    • Vitamin C Enriched Juices

    • Dried/Canned Beans, Peas, Lentils

    • Peanut Butter

    • Fruits/Vegetables (fresh, frozen, canned)

    • Chunk­light Tuna or Salmon

    • Infant formulas/foods

    • Cash value vouchers for fruits and vegetables to be purchased at local grocery stores




The WIC Nutritionist will determine which foods a participant receives based on eligibility and individual needs

All women are encouraged to breastfeed, as the preferred method of infant feeding. Additional breastfeeding education and support is provided by the WIC Nutritionists and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor before and after delivery.

Breastfeeding Support Group: Moms Breastfeeding Club, meets the 3rd Friday of each month from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm at the Harnett County Health Department, located at 307 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Lillington, NC 27546. Call (910) ­567­-5662 for more information.

WIC participants are referred, as needed, to Food Banks, Lactation Consultants, Pediatric Specialists, Dentists, to Social Services for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps) and Medicaid and other health care agencies.

Please remember to bring your WIC wallet to each visit.

CommWell Health WIC Program Office Locations:


CommWell Health Newton Grove/Spivey’s Corner
Address: 3331 Easy Street, Dunn, NC 28334
Hours: Monday, Tuesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Wednesday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm; Thursday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm; Friday 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Phone: (910) ­567-­5662

CommWell Health McGee’s Crossroads
Address: 70 Crepe Myrtle Dr. Benson, NC 27504
Hours: Monday and Wednesday only 8:30 am – 5 pm (Out for Lunch 12:00pm – 12:30 pm)
Phone: (910) ­567-­5662

CommWell Health Salemburg
Address: 500 Fayetteville St, Salemburg NC 28385
Hours: Tuesday 8:30 am – 5 pm (Out for Lunch 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm), Thursday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phone: (910) ­567-­5662

Applicants are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (910) ­567­-5662

USDA is an equal opportunity provider. Please follow this link http://nutritionnc.com/nondiscrimination.htm for the full nondiscrimination statement.

CommWell Health

1-877-935-5255

info@commwellhealth.org

3331 Easy Street Dunn, NC 28366

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