East Chicago WIC Office in East Chicago, Indiana

Popularity:#1 of 7 WIC Offices in Lake County#2 of 136 WIC Offices in Indiana#47 in WIC Offices

East Chicago WIC Office Contact Information

View Address and Phone Number for East Chicago WIC Office, a WIC Office, at West Chicago Avenue, East Chicago IN.


Name
East Chicago WIC Office
Address
100 West Chicago Avenue, 100b
East Chicago, Indiana, 46312
Phone
219-397-4577

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About the East Chicago WIC Office

The East Chicago WIC Office, located in East Chicago, IN, is a local branch administering the federal Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutritional program. Offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service agency, the WIC program provides food, nutrition education, and health care referrals to low-income families in East Chicago. The WIC Office promotes the health of women, infants, and children through its services.

You may contact the WIC Office for questions about:
  • East Chicago WIC program
  • WIC program eligibility
  • WIC program application and enrollment
  • WIC participants in East Chicago, IN
  • Reporting problems with WIC

East Chicago Children & Family Household Statistics

Find East Chicago Demographics of Children Living in Households, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Children With Disabilities Living in Single-Parent Family Households, Relationship of Children to Householder, and Income of Family Households with Children. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

East Chicago Demographics of Children Living in Households
 East ChicagoLake County
Children Living in Households8,638117,865
Children Under Age 6 Living in Households31.8%31.1%
Children Age 6 to 11 Living in Households40.3%33.4%
Children Age 12 to 17 Living in Households27.8%35.5%
Children With Disabilities6.4%4.3%
East Chicago Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 East ChicagoLake County
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units25.2%60.6%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units74.8%39.4%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households3,04067,650
Children Living With Male Householder7199,519
Children Living With Female Householder4,82139,719
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present10.4%8.6%
East Chicago Children With Disabilities Living in Single-Parent Family Households
 East ChicagoLake County
Children With Disabilities Living With Male Householder9.6%3.5%
Children With Disabilities Living With Female Householder6.3%5.3%
East Chicago Relationship of Children to Householder
 East ChicagoLake County
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)86.8%87.8%
Grandchild10.0%8.5%
Other Relatives2.3%1.7%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child0.8%1.9%
East Chicago Income of Family Households with Children
 East ChicagoLake County
Median Income of Households with Children$21,941$57,154
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance64.0%32.9%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line57.5%27.1%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line42.5%72.9%