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WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

WIC Provides:

  • Nutrition Education
  • Breastfeeding Education and Support
  • Supplemental, Highly Nutritious Foods (cereal, eggs, milk, whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables, and ironfortified infant formula)
  • Referral to prenatal and pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs

Program Eligibility

Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a baby less than 6 months old, and infants and children up to 5 years old are eligible to apply for WIC. To qualify for services you must:

  • Be present at the clinic appointment, and provide proof of identity;
  • Live in Ohio;
  • Determined by health professionals to be at medical/nutritional risk; and
  • Meets Ohio WIC Income Guidelines

How to Apply?

Make an appointment at one of our Erie and Huron County locations.

To save time, please click here for forms that need to be completed for your next visit.

Print out one health history form for each person applying. Be sure to complete the form that best describes the person: 1. Infant (birth to 12 months old), 2. Child (age 1 to 5 years), 3. Pregnant, or 4. Breastfeeding woman or woman who has had a baby in the last 6 months and is not pregnant.

What Do I Bring To My First Visit?

  • Proof of income (current pay stubs, current Medicaid card, SNAP card)
  • Proof of address (utility or credit bill, or Ohio driver’s license)
  • Identification for you and any other applicants that includes birth date (birth certificate, driver’s license, Medicaid card, crib card, or shot record)
  • All family members applying for WIC services
  • If pregnant, a doctor’s statement showing due date, or ultrasound
  • Children’s shot records
  • WNC (WIC Nutrition Card)
  • Medicaid or SNAP Card (if you receive these)

WIC Locations

Sandusky WIC Office

Erie County Health Department and Erie County Community Health Center
420 Superior Street
Sandusky, OH 44870
Office: 419-626-5623 ext 137
Fax: 419-626-1228
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Norwalk WIC Office

185 Shady Lane Drive
Norwalk, OH 44857
Office: 419-668-6855
Fax: 419-668-9137
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Vermilion WIC Office

320 Aldrich Road
Vermilion, OH 44089
Office: 440-967-7359
Fax: 440-967-1637
Hours: Wednesdays 8am – 5pm