HEALTHY KIDS, STRONG PARENTS!
The Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) provides healthy food at no cost and breastfeeding and nutrition information to help keep pregnant women, infants and children under five, healthy and strong.
The Family Health Services, Inc. WIC Program provides services in Cass, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, and Thayer counties in Southeast Nebraska. Our program currently serves nearly 1,600 participants at nine clinic locations. Our main office is in Tecumseh, and staff travel to Plattsmouth, Beatrice, Fairbury, Auburn, Nebraska City, Table Rock, Falls City and Hebron to serve our clients.
Let WIC Work Wonders for your family! You can make an appointment for WIC by calling 402-335-2988.
Breast milk is best for baby. Our helpful staff can offer support, education and answer all your questions about breastfeeding.
The WIC foods are specifically designed to provide vitamins A & C, iron, calcium, protein, fiber and whole grains. In addition WIC provides counseling on how to shop for healthy foods and use your WIC foods. Learn how to eat healthy during your pregnancy and how to feed your children.
HELPFUL REFERRALS TO OTHER RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS
WIC can connect you with other important programs and services commonly needed by families with young children: doctors, health centers, clinics, dentists, immunizations, SNAP (food stamps), ADC or Medicaid.
Additional information on the WIC programs is available at: http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/wic