Find 04417 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.
Bangor Public Health & Community Services WIC Office 103 Texas Avenue Bangor ME 04401 36.9 miles from 04417 207-992-4570
Ellsworth Maine Family Planning WIC Office 248 State Street Ellsworth ME 04605 47.2 miles from 04417 207-667-5304
Calais Maine Family Planning WIC Office 43 Union Street Calais ME 04619 51.7 miles from 04417 207-454-3634
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.