Food Insecurity

WIC - Women Infants and Children

WIC is a free program that provides nutritious food packages, nutrition education and counseling, and breastfeeding support to eligible mothers and children.

Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant women and mothers who are breastfeeding a baby up to 1 year of age
  • Women who have had a baby in the past six months
  • Parents, step-parents, guardians, and foster parents children 0-5 years old can apply for their children
  • Households with incomes at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level
  • U.S. citizenship is not a requirement for eligibility

Program application instructions can be found in the document below. Call to make an appointment to begin the application process.


Texas WIC: 1-800-WIC-FORU (1-800-942-3678) 
Houston WIC: 832-393-5427


Texas WIC

WIC Clinic Locator

Houston WIC


What to bring to your WIC appointment:

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