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Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, is a supplemental nutrition program focused on eating healthy for moms and kids. WIC can provide nutrition education, nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, nutritious foods and referrals to other services as needed.

CEDA operates the largest WIC program in Illinois, now serving over 50,000 clients. Clients are eligible for all WIC benefits, including vouchers for WIC foods, personalized counseling with a nutritionist, and individual and group education.

Brochures:

  • Arabic Brochure
  • English Brochure
  • Polish Brochure (Polska Broszura)
  • Spanish Brochure (Folleto Español)
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender, identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

    If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

Eligibility Guidelines

Effective July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016
Family or Household Size Annual Income Monthly Income Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly Income
1 $21,775 $1,815 $908 $838 $419
2 $29,471 $2,456 $1,228 $1,134 $567
3 $37,167 $3,098 $1,549 $1,430 $715
4 $44,863 $3,739 $1,870 $1,726 $863
5 $52,559 $4,380 $2,190 $2,022 $1,011
6 $60,255 $5,022 $2,511 $2,318 $1,159
7 $67,951 $5,664 $2,832 $2,614 $1,307
8 $75,647 $6,306 $3,152 $2,910 $1,455
For each additional family member add + $7,696 + $642 + $321 + $296 + $148
  • Eligibility Requirements:

  • To be eligible for WIC, you must either be pregnant; be breastfeeding; have had a baby in the past six months; or have a child or infant younger than five years old. You must also have a health or nutrition risk and meet income guidelines (185% of the poverty level). Parents, legal guardians or caretakers who have medical and financial responsibility for the child may apply for WIC benefits.

 

WIC Offices

  • Bloom-Rich WIC

    Bloom-Rich

    1203 W. End Ave.
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    Phone: 708-754-4576
    Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

  • Blue Island WIC

    Blue Island

    12940 S. Western
    (entrance off High Street)
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    Phone: 708-371-5728
    Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

  • Harvey WIC

    Harvey

    53 E. 154th Street
    Harvey, IL 60426
    Phone: 708-339-3614
    Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

  • Howard WIC

    Howard

    1516 W. Howard
    Chicago, IL 60626
    Phone: 773-338-7334
    Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

  • Irving Park WIC

    Irving Park

    3948 N. Lowell
    Chicago, IL 60641
    Phone: 773-685-1507
    Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

  • Summit WIC

    Summit

    7666 W. 63rd Street
    Summit, IL 60501
    Phone: 708-458-0012
    Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Albany Park

2754-58 W. Lawrence Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: 773-878-0578
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Austin

5425 W. Lake St.
(2nd floor - PCC Bldg)
Chicago, IL 60644
Phone: 773-413-1917
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Bloom-Rich

1203 W. End Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: 708-754-4576
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Blue Island

12940 S. Western
(entrance off High Street)
Blue Island, IL 60406
Phone: 708-371-5728
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Chicago Heights

233 W. Joe Orr Rd.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: 708-754-2788
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Des Plaines

400 O’Connor Dr.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: 847-294-1802
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Diversey

4622 W. Diversey
Chicago, IL 60639
Phone: 773-545-7159
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Evanston

2010 Dewey Ave.,
(Lower Level - Family Focus Bldg )
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847-328-3511
Days of Operation: Tuesday - Friday

Harvey

53 E. 154th Street
Harvey, IL 60426
Phone: 708-339-3614
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Howard

1516 W. Howard
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 773-338-7334
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Irving Park

3948 N. Lowell
Chicago, IL 60641
Phone: 773-685-1507
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Maywood

411 W. Madison
Maywood, IL 60153
Phone: 708-236-5024
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Morton Grove

6421 Dempster Street
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Phone: 224-534-7433
Days of Operation: Monday, Wednesday - Friday

Mt. Prospect

1300 W. Northwest Hwy.
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Phone: 224-324-3848
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Oak Lawn

5535 W. 87th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Phone: 708-423-1131
Days of Operation: Monday - Saturday

Oak Park

6026 W. Roosevelt Road
Oak Park, IL 60304
Phone: 708-445-3314
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Rolling Meadows

Eastpark Apartments Office Building
First Floor
2272 Algonquin Parkway
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 847-670-6980
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Skokie

2nd District Courthouse
5600 Old Orchard Road,
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: 847-967-1851
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday

Summit

7666 W. 63rd Street
Summit, IL 60501
Phone: 708-458-0012
Days of Operation: Monday - Friday