Madison County WIC

Program Description

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition.

The program improves pregnancy outcomes by providing or referring to support services necessary for full-term pregnancies; reduces infant mortality by reducing the incidence of low birth weight (infants under 5 ½ pounds are at greater risk of breathing problems, brain injuries and physical abnormalities), and provides infants and children with a healthy start in life by improving poor or inadequate diets.

WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support; supplemental, highly nutritious foods such as cereal, eggs, milk, whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables, and iron-fortified infant formula; and referral to prenatal and pediatric health care and other maternal and child health and human service programs. You can apply by printing out a WIC Program Application and mailing it to the Madison County WIC office located at 306 Lafayette Street, London, OH 43140. Please note that you must schedule an appointment at the clinic, too.



Who is eligible?

  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women; women who recently had a baby; infants birth through 12 months; children age 1 to 5 years; who are:
    • Present at the clinic appointment, and provide proof of identity;
    • Residents of the State of Ohio;
    • Determined by health professionals to be at medical/nutritional risk; and
    • Meets income guidelines - 185 percent of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.


Ohio WIC Program Income Guidelines

In order to be eligible for WIC, the gross countable income of the economic unit, of which the applicant/participant is a member, must be less than or equal to the Ohio WIC program income guidelines for economic unit size provided in the following chart. WIC income guidelines are updated each year.                                                                                   

Economic Unit

Annually

Monthly

Twice Monthly

Biweekly

Weekly

1

$22,459        

$1,872

$936

$864

$432

2

30,451

2,538

1,269

1,172

586

3

38,443

3,204

1,602

1,479

740

4

46,435

3,870

1,935

1,786

893

5

54,427

4,536

2,268

2,094

1,047

6

62,419

5,202

2,601

2,401

1,201

7

70,411

5,868

2,934

2,709

1,355

8

78,403

6,534

3,267

3,016

1,508


(Revised July, 2018) For a complete chart beyond 8 economic units, please click here



How To Apply

The Madison County WIC program is located with Madison County Public Health. Applicants can call the Madison County WIC program directly at 740-852-3068 for specific information

You can also apply by printing out a WIC Program Application (Solicitud del Programa de WIC) and mailing or bringing it to the Madison County WIC program at 306 Lafayette Street in London. Please note that you must schedule an appointment at the clinic, too.

To save time at your appointment, you can also print out a health history form from the list below. Print out one health history form for each person applying. Be sure to complete the form that best describes the person: 1. infant (birth to 12 months old), 2. child (age 1 to 5 years), 3. pregnant, or 4. breastfeeding woman or woman who has had a baby in the last 6 months and is not pregnant. The WIC staff will help you to make sure you receive health and nutrition information that is individualized to you and your family based on the information on these completed forms.

1.WIC Health History for Infants     
Historial de Salud de WIC para Infantes

2.WIC Health History for Children
Historial de Salud para Niños de 1 hasta 5 Años

3.WIC Health History for Pregnant Women
Historial de Salud de WIC para Mujeres Embarazadas

4.WIC Health History for Breastfeeding and Postpartum Women 
Historial de Salud de WIC para Mujures Lactando/Amamantando o en Postparto