Aurora WIC program

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is a unique community partnership with the State of Wisconsin that provides nutrition education and supplemental foods to the low-income and nutritionally at-risk population. The purpose of the Aurora WIC program is to help improve food habits, prevent nutrition-related health problems and to promote the incidence and duration of breastfeeding.

Who may be eligible for WIC?

  • Wisconsin residents
  • Household income that is less or equal to WIC guidelines
  • Pregnant, breastfeeding or a new mother
  • Infants and children under 5 years of age

Benefits

  • Supplemental nutritious foods
  • Nutrition education
  • Breastfeeding support and classes
  • Lead and iron screening
  • Referrals to Aurora affiliates and community resources
  • Lactation consultant services
  • Breastfeeding peer counselor and classes

WIC helps by improving

  • Pre-conception nutrition
  • Birth outcomes and savings in health care costs
  • Diet and diet-related outcomes
  • Infant feeding practices and cognitive development
  • Immunization rates and routine medical care visits

For more information contact Jen Agnello at 414-219-3344.

In accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).