WIC is designed for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children under five years of age who qualify. This program provides supplemental foods, breastfeeding supplies and nutritional counseling.
To make an online referral or self-refer for WIC services use our link: WIC Referral to fill out a referral form. By filling out this form, your request will be processed 10-20 business days. The department will make every attempt to make an initial call within 1-2 business days.
The WIC program provides breastfeeding support to mothers through peer counselors. Our peer counselors are available - provide home visits and breastfeeding aids such as manual and electric breast pumps to participants. For more information, please contact:
Beverly Denton, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
252-291-3144 ext. 6286
Eulogia (Lolis) Coronel, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
252-291-3144 ext. 6618
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax: (202) 690-7442
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.