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WIC Program

Contact Us

  •  1-800-342-3556

    Mailing Address

    921 N. Davis St. 

    Bldg. A, Suite 251  

    Jacksonville, FL 32209 

Service Locations

Emerald Tiger Nutrition Center
3225 University Boulevard South
Jacksonville, Florida 32216

Pearl Nutrition Services
5322-24 North Pearl Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32208

Wesconnett Nutrition Services
5917 105th Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32244

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Service Goals 

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) improves the lifelong health and nutrition of pregnant women, new mothers (breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding), infants, and children under the age of 5, by providing nutrition education, nutrient-rich supplemental food, and health and social service referrals.

Services Provided 

WIC is a supplemental food and nutrition education program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC helps because it provides:

  • Healthy foods
  • Nutrition education to help families eat better and save money on food
  • Breastfeeding information and support
  • Referrals to healthcare, immunizations, and community services

Eligibility Criteria 

A person must have a total household income equal to or less than the amounts shown in the WIC Income Guidelines (see below) OR they are already income-eligible if they are currently receiving Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Assistance. A person does not have to be on a public assistance program to qualify for WIC.

WIC Income Guidelines 

 *WIC Eligibility Based on Income Intervals

If you have more than 8 people in your household,
please call 904-253-1500 for details.

For a pregnant woman, each unborn baby counts as 1 extra person in the household size.
Fees will not be charged for WIC certification or WIC benefits.

*Note: The gross (before taxes) wages on your check stubs based on how often you are paid (income interval) and household size will need to be less than or equal to the amounts in the chart to be income eligible for WIC.

Revised 6/23/2023

Each year, these dollar amounts may increase.

Breastfeeding Education and Support Program 

Breastfeeding promotion and support is an integral part of nutrition services. The program strives to increase the initiation and duration of breastfeeding among women. The program provides:

  • Home Visits
  • Breastfeeding Café
  • Breastfeeding Education and Support
  • Breastfeeding Support Groups
  • Loan of Electric Breast pumps

For more information on breastfeeding initiatives or questions regarding locating a breastfeeding consultant, please call 904-253-2361 or call the Breastfeeding Warmline at 904-253-2083.

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