WIC Clinics

Alternate Name: Women Infants and Children

Organization: Children's National Hospital

Women Infants and Children (WIC) is a supplemental food program that promotes good health for low-to-moderate-income mothers, infants and children. WIC food is high in nutrients such as protein, calcium, iron and vitamins A and C. WIC's mission is to safeguard the health of eligible applicants to the program by providing:
- Breastfeeding support and education
- The ability to purchase supplemental nutritious foods (cereal, milk, cheese, eggs, juice, beans, peanut butter and infant formula) at no cost with eWIC card
- A means of saving money that can be used to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, baby foods and other foods that WIC does not provide
- Screening referrals to other health, welfare and social services
Application: Who may enroll in the WIC Program? Pregnant women Breastfeeding women (up to infant's first birthday) Non-breastfeeding postpartum women (after pregnancy ends or up to six months after the birth of an infant) Infants and children up to 5 years old who live in D.C., have a medical and/or nutritional risk or meet our liberal income guidelines To be eligible for the WIC Program, you must meet all categorical, residential, income and medical/nutrition eligibility requirements. You may contact your local Children's National WIC Clinic to schedule an appointment to determine if WIC is a good fit for your needs. You do not have to show proof of U.S. citizenship to receive WIC.

Children's National - Shaw Metro
641 S St NW, 2nd Floor Washington DC 20001
Shaw Howard University Station

(202) 791-1617

Children's Hospital - Anacostia
2101 MLK Jr Avenue SE Washington DC 20020

(202) 476-6994

Children's Hospital - Marie Reed Elementary School
2175 Champlain St reet NW Washington DC 20009

(202) 476-6986