Rhode Island Women Infants and Children Program
The Rhode Island Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children provides free food, nutrition counseling, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge. WIC serves low-Income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk.
Women Infants and Children Program in Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence RI 02908
Fax: 401-222-6548 • TTY: 711
For WIC Information Line: 1-800-942-7434
Women Infants and Children Program in Other States
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Rhode Island child nutrition programs include free and low-cost food, nutrition information, and preschool and school nutrition programs.
Rhode Island Food Banks distribute free food to those in need.
Rhode Island Food Stamp Program helps persons with low-incomes to obtain food.
Rhode Island Department of Education can provide you with information about school nutrition and pregnancy programs.
Rhode Island Department of Health can provide nutrition information and help as well as help with pregnancy and post-pregnancy concerns.
Rhode Island child welfare agency can help with pregnancy, parenting, and foster care.
Rhode Island Medicaid can help you with answers about free services offered to you and your child.
We have also provided information on Nutrition Help and Nutrition and Diet for Pregnant Women. Additionally, on the website Pregnancy And Children, you will find information about Eating and Nutrition During Pregnancy as well as Being Healthy Before and During Pregnancy and Weight Gain During Pregnancy.
Government Assistance Programs
As part of our commitment to assist you and other pregnant women and birth mothers free of charge regardless of whether you place a child for adoption or intend on raising your child yourself we have created a huge database of information we feel you will find helpful. Please click the following link to see our list of government assistance programs.
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