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Newman Memorial Outreach WIC Clinic

 

Newman Memorial Hospital serves women and children in our community by providing a free supplemental food and nutrition education program for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and children under five years of age who meet certain guidelines.  This is accomplished through our WIC (Women, Infants & Children) program.  The Newman Memorial Outreach WIC Clinic is available on Thursdays from 8 am to 4 pm by appointment only.  Walk-ins will be taken if time permits.  Click on the links below for more information.

 

What does WIC provide?

How do I apply?

What do I need to bring to the appointment?

How does WIC impact families?

 

For more information, please call 580-938-2551, Ext 210 or 888-655-2942

 

 

 

 

 

What does WIC provide?

• Food Benefits – nutritious foods that support a healthy pregnancy and/or infant-child growth and development

• Nutrition education and individualized nutrition counseling

• Breastfeeding support

• Referrals to community resources

 

 

 

How do I apply?

To apply for WIC, you can call or office at NMH at 580-938-2551, ext. 210 to schedule an appointment or drop by and pick up application paperwork.

 

 

 

What do I need to bring to the appointment?

1.  Please bring proof of residency.  Examples include a utility bill, a postmarked piece of mail addressed to you at your address, your lease or a rent receipt from your landlord, a bank statement, bank book or checkbook.

2. Please bring proof of identity for everyone who will be on the WIC program.  Examples include driver’s license, birth certificate or social security card.

3. Please bring proof of total household income to verify that it is within program guidelines.  An example includes two check stubs within the last 30 days.

 

If you are currently receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), food stamps (SNAP) or are enrolled in Medicaid, you are automatically income eligible.  Please bring a current letter stating that you are approved and/or enrolled.

 

 

 

How does WIC impact families?

Women on WIC eat better, have healthier babies and receive earlier prenatal care.  This helps produce positive prenatal and birth outcomes.

Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and are more likely to achieve their growth and developmental milestones.

Children on WIC eat foods with more iron and vitamin C, helping them to develop strong minds and bodies.  They have better access to community resources, are more likely to have regular medical care and are more likely to receive their immunization.

 

 

 

 

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