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Mahoning County Public Health

What is WIC?
WIC is a program that provides eligible people with:

  • Nutrition education
  • Breastfeeding education & support
  • Supplemental, healthy foods
  • Referrals to health care and human service programs

Who is eligible for WIC?
Eligibility is determined by WIC staff on the day of your appointment.
The requirements are:

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding mother who has a baby less than one year old
  • An infant or child up to five year old
  • Woman who has a baby less than six months old
  • Lives in Ohio
  • Meets WIC income guidelines
  • And area at nutritional or medical risk

Why should you enroll in WIC?

  • To receive nutrition counseling for you and your child
  • To receive a WIC Nutrition Card-EBT to purchase nutritious foods at no cost
  • To save money! The extra money can be used to purchase other healthy food items not¬†provided by the WIC Program


For more information about eligibility, income guidelines and locations-call
Boardman WIC, 3910 Hillman Way (330) 788-1485
Youngstown City Health Department, 345 Oak Hill Avenue, (234) 855-1575
Austintown WIC, 50 Westchester Drive, (330) 792-2397 ext. 227 or 222
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