Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program of Gloucester County provides services and food vouchers to pregnant or post-partum women, infants, and children under five years old free of charge to eligible local residents.

Benefits & Services

  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Immunization screening and referrals
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Referrals for free or reduced-cost health care
  • Referrals to health or social services such as:
    • Family care (health care)
    • Food stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Medicaid
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • WIC checks for nutritious foods (cashed at grocery stores)

WIC Foods

The following WIC food categories are authorized:

  • 100% Juice
  • Baby Food
  • Canned Fish
  • Cheese
  • Dried or Canned Beans, Peas or Lentils
  • Eggs
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Infant Cereal
  • Infant Formula
  • Milk
  • Peanut Butter
  • Soy Beverage
  • Tofu
  • Whole Grain Bread, Brown Rice or Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • Whole Grain Cereal

WIC Benefits, Food List, and Vouchers

For more information on WIC benefits and services click here

WIC Foods Provide

  • Calcium for strong teeth and bones
  • Infections and absorbing iron
  • Iron for healthy blood
  • Protein for growth
  • Vitamin C for wound healing, fighting
  • Vitamin A for healthy skin, hair, and vision

Where to Shop

You may purchase your WIC Authorized Foods at Authorized New Jersey WIC Vendors (PDF).

Service Sites

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Don't Forget to Use Your WIC Benefit!

The WIC office wants to remind you to use your WIC benefits!  

Don’t run out of WIC benefits. You no longer have to come to the office for benefit pick up (formerly “check pick up”).  Complete your appointment requirements at home by completing a nutrition lesson online @   www.njwiconline.org.  There are over 50 nutrition lessons to choose from on infant, child, prenatal and breastfeeding nutrition.  Lessons are quick and should only take a few minutes to complete.  Once finished contact the WIC office to have benefits loaded to your account and schedule your next appointment. Phone (856)218-4116, text 85511, or email gcwic@co.gloucester.nj.us.