WIC

WIC is a nutrition program that provides:

  • Healthy foods such as milk, juice, cereal, cheese, eggs, infant formula, tuna, and carrots
  • Nutrition education to improve family health
  • Breastfeeding advice and support
  • Referrals to doctors, dentists, and other community services

WIC helps:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding moms
  • New moms with babies under six months old
  • Babies
  • Children younger than five years old

For more information, or to speak to someone about eligibility for WIC, please contact one of our WIC locations listed below or email us at WIC@cfsri.org.  New applications are being accepted.

To receive WIC you must live in Rhode Island and meet income guidelines.

WIC Income Guidelines

Note: fathers, grandparents, and foster parents can also apply for WIC for children in their care. WIC is an equal opportunity provider.

Our WIC program has temporarily moved to our main office at 153 Summer St., Providence, RI 02903

WIC Phone Number – 401.752.7781

Phone: 401.276.4300
Fax: 401.331.3285

WIC Hours

Monday – No WIC Services
Tuesday – 8:00am – 4:30pm

Wednesday – No WIC Services
Thursday – 10:30am – 7:00pm
(Closed for lunch 1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Berkshire

99 Berkshire Street
Providence, RI 02908
WIC Phone: 401.752.7590
Phone: 401.752.7500
Fax: 401.861.0507
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WIC HOURS

Monday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Tuesday –
No WIC Services
Wednesday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Thursday – No WIC Services
Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Hartford

550 Hartford Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
WIC Phone: 401.752.7920
Phone: 401.752.7950
Fax: 401.272.1728
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WIC Hours

Monday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Tuesday – 10
:30am – 7:00pm
(Closed for lunch 1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Wednesday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Thursday – 7:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Dexter

621 Dexter Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
WIC Phone: 401.752.7827
Phone: 401.721.9200
Fax: 401.729.0010
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WIC HOURS

Monday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Tuesday – 10
:30am – 7:00pm
(Closed for lunch 1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Wednesday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Thursday – 7:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Independence Square

500 Prospect Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
WIC Phone: 401.721.6416
Phone: 401.721.6400
Fax: 401.724.9251
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WIC Hours

Monday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Tuesday – 8
:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Wednesday – 7:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Thursday – 10:30am – 7:00pm
(Closed for lunch 1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Friday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
(Closed for lunch 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

WIC is an equal opportunity provider.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)     mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
          Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
          Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)      fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)      email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

WIC es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: How to File a Complaint. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1)      correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
           Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
           1400 Independence Avenue, SW
           Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; o

(3)       correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades