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WIC (Women and Infant Children) Program
About the Program

WIC is The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and administered through the Virgin Islands Department of Health. It promotes health to moms and children through good nutrition and access to other health and social services.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does WIC work?

The WIC program work by providing:

  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding support, since WIC promotes breastfeeding as the optimum way to feed a baby
  • Referrals to other health and social services
  • Checks for healthy foods

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant Women
  • Breastfeeding Women
  • Women who just had a baby
  • Infants
  • Children under 5 years who live in low to middle income families

What do you need to qualify?

  • Proof of your income (e.g. check stub, SNAP letter)
  • Proof that you live within the Virgin Islands (e.g. valid VI ID, rent receipt)
  • Proof of your identity (e.g. valid picture ID, birth certificate)
  • A nutrition or health risk (e.g. underweight, overweight, anemia, poor diet)

St. Thomas / St. John Office Locations

LOCATION & TELEPHONE

SERVICE AREA

DAYS & HOURS OPERATION

HEALTH SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

Roy L. Schneider Hospital
Sugar Estate
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Tel: (340) 776-1770
Ext. 3009

Mid-Island District

Mon-Fri

7:30am-5:00pm

Ob/Gyn. Care

Immunization

Routine Health Services

YES

East End Family Health Center
Tutu Park Mall
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Tel: (340) 775-5922

East District

Mon-Fri

7:30am-5:00pm

Family Planning

Ob/Gyn Care

Pediatric Care Including

Baby Well Care

Dental Care

Immunization

Routine Health Service

YES

Morris DeCastro Health Center
Cruz Bay
St. John, VI 00830

Tel: (340) 693-8186

St. John

Mon-Fri.

8:00am-5:00pm

Emergency services 24 hr/day

NO

St. Croix Office Locations

LOCATION & TELEPHONE

SERVICE AREA

DAYS & HOURS  OPERATION

HEALTH SERVICES

SOCIAL
SERVICES

Charles Harwood Clinic
Estate Richmond
St. Croix, VI 00820

Tel: (340) 773-1311
Ext. 3150

East District

Mon-Fri

7:30am-5:00pm

Family Planning

Pediatric Care Including Well Baby Care

Ob/Gyn. Care

Routine Health Service

Medical Assistance

YES

Mid-Island Clinic

Sunny Isles Shopping Center
St. Croix, VI 00850

Tel: (340) 778-7799

Mid-Island District

 

Mon-Fri

7:30am-5:00pm

Private doctors offices

Lab

NO

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