Call WIC today at 208-455-5300
Your local WIC office is open! SWDH is currently offering both phone and in-person appointments. We are continually monitoring and revising our appointment options to ensure the health and safety of our community during COVID-19. Your appointment reminder will notify you of any changes to scheduled appointments. If your appointment is over the phone, be in a safe place to help maintain your privacy. We ask that you are not driving, shopping, or waiting at another appointment. Please call 208-455-5300 with any questions or concerns.
At WIC, you are will receive a variety of different benefits and services:
- Fresh fruits and vegetables
- Milk, cheese and more
- Cereal and other whole grains
- Peanut butter, beans and more
Foods are purchased a local grocery stores. For more information about WIC foods, click here.
Tips, tricks, recipes and more tailored to you and your family’s needs about nutrition. Individual or group options available.
Registered dietitian nutritionists are available to provide personalized care plans based on specific nutritional needs.
Breastfeeding Counseling and Support
Breastfeeding your baby provides perfect nutrition and mom and baby benefits that will last a lifetime. Breastfeeding is nature’s health plan. Let our WIC staff support you, to get breastfeeding off to a good start.
Southwest District Health WIC program staff offers breastfeeding support classes for all expectant moms. The classes cover breastfeeding basics, baby behaviors and safe sleep.
Peer Counselor Program
Mom to mom support for breastfeeding support is available for WIC participants. A breastfeeding support peer counselor for the WIC Program is a woman who has personal breastfeeding experience and has specialized training from WIC. A breastfeeding support peer counselor can give breastfeeding information and support to new mothers so they may achieve their breastfeeding goals. For more information, call 455-5300.
Referrals to Local Resources
Help finding healthcare and other community services and programs.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider. USDA es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. To read full statement, click here.