Starting on September 15, 2014
Michigan WIC is moving to
skim, 1/2% and 1% milk
for women and
children 2 years and older.



Questions about breastfeeding?

Click here for
breastfeeding information

Or call the
WIC Breastfeeding
warm line:
(734) 240-7901


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including local resources

Click here for nutrition information

 to complete your Nutrition
Education online
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about MI WIC EBT
To check your WIC EBT
account balance
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Women, Infants & Children (WIC Program)

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a health and nutrition program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.




WIC services available for qualifying participants include:

  • Assessment of nutritional needs

  • Nutrition counseling and a variety of learning opportunities

  • Benefits for nutritious food (food packages vary depending on certification category)

  • Breastfeeding promotion and support

  • Project Fresh

  • Immunization assessment and referral

  • Hemoglobin and blood lead testing for eligible participants

  • Fluoride varnish for eligible participants

  • Referrals to other health and social service agencies

 Eligibility for Services:

  • Resident of the state of Michigan

  • Income eligible (see income guidelines below) or on Medicaid, Food Stamps, or FIP

Michigan WIC Income Guidelines – Effective Date:  May 15, 2015
Based on gross income* (before taxes) cannot exceed the following amounts:

Family Size 













































For Additional Family Members add $7,696 annually

Note: A pregnant woman is counted as one (1) plus the number of infants expected (1 or more)
when determining income eligibility for for the family.

 ***NEW*** WIC Client Connect

  • Check to see if you may be eligible for WIC!
  • Locate a WIC office!
  • Find stores that accept WIC!
  • And much MORE!!

***NEW*** WIC Client Connect





     Monroe County Main Office

     2353 S. Custer Road

     Monroe, MI 48161

     (734) 240-7905

     Fax: (734) 240-7902

     Hours: Mon/Tu/Wed/Th/Fri 8:30a - 5:00p, Late hours available on the first and third Wed 10a - 7:00p


     Temperance Clinic

     Temperance Family Medical Center

     8765 Lewis Ave

     Temperance, MI 48182

     (734) 240-7905

     Hours: Th 9:00a - 4:00p


     Carleton Clinic:

     Carleton Family Medical Center

     130 Medical Center Drive

     Carleton, MI 48117

     (734) 240-7905

     Hours: Second Tuesday of each month 9:00a - 4:00p



Appointments are required at all of our locations.  To schedule a WIC appointment, please call 734-240-7905.   

  • For questions about breastfeeding, please call the BREASTFEEDING WARMLINE anytime day or night.  A Lactation Specialist will return your call within 2 business days.  734-240-7901.
  • For questions about your WIC appointment at the Monroe County Health Department - WIC Program, please call 734-240-7905.
  • For problems or questions about using your WIC EBT card please call 1-888-678-8914 (toll free).
  • To report your WIC EBT card lost or stolen or to change your PIN number please call 1-888-678-8914 (toll free).
  • HELP WIC WORK!!!  To report vendor or client program abuse please call 1-800-CALL-WIC (toll free).  You can also report WIC fraud and abuse via email click here for more information.  



Breastfeeding is recognized worldwide by scientific and medical organizations as a means to improve infant nutrition and maternal health, promote child development, and reduce health disparities.  Research shows that when mothers get bresatfeeding help from lactation consultants and peer counselors and receive support from family, friends, and employers, they resolve questions and problems quicker and become more satisifed with their breastfeeding experience.  The Monroe County WIC Program can provide you with FREE information on breastfeeding and breastfeeding support avaliable in our community.  For questions about breastfeeding, please call the BREASTFEEDING WARMLINE anytime day or night.  A Lactation Specialist will return your call within 2 business days.  734-240-7901.    


CDC Breastfeeding Report Card



*For more information about the Michigan WIC Program visit:

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 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 if 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 at, 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


Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).


Persons with disabilities who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).


USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

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