Find Polk County Florida WIC Offices, programs, clinics, and benefits. WIC Offices provide information on WIC program (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) applications and income/eligibility requirements, benefits, food stamp offices and checks, jobs, online education and classes, approved food lists, grocery stores and vendors.
Haines City WIC Office 1700 Baker Avenue East Haines FL 33844 863-419-3250
Polk County Health Department WIC Office 305 West Central Avenue Lake Wales FL 33853 863-678-4144
Polk County Health Department WIC Office 1805 Hobbs Road Auburndale FL 33823 863-965-5400
An individual at nutrition risk has been determined by a health or nutrition professional to have a medical-based or nutrition-based condition such as having anemia, being underweight, or having a poor diet. An assessment for nutrition risk includes height and weight measurements as well as blood work.
No. Retailers must be authorized as WIC vendors by their state. An open enrollment period takes place each year for WIC vendors. Authorized WIC vendors must maintain certain items in inventory and meet other requirements in order to participate in the program.
Eligible foods include many dairy products, eggs, fresh fruits and vegetables, cereals, breads, and whole grains. Frozen and canned fruits and vegetables may be eligible provided they do not contain added sugars, sweeteners, fats, or oils.