Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Program
WIC Operation in Response to COVID-19 Guidance
Given the recent developments regarding the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Burlington County announces the following action:
As of Monday, March 16, Burlington County WIC offices will close to the public.
The WIC staff will reach out to all scheduled clients to discuss their individual cases and where we can, checks will be mailed.
Interested in signing up for the Burlington County WIC Program?
Click on the below link to see if you qualify.
New Jersey WIC Program Services Now Provided Without Physical Presence
During the COVID-19 pandemic,all current New Jersey WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,Infants, and Children) participants will continue to receive benefits, and newapplicants will be assessed, certified, and issued benefits remotely. WICservices include providing supplemental food benefits, nutrition education,breastfeeding support, and referrals to health and social services. Typically,WIC participants and applicants must be physically present to receive services.However, USDA has temporarily waived this requirement. The waiver applies toareas impacted by WIC clinic closures and stay-at-home orders as well as topeople under quarantine. The New Jersey WIC program provides services to anaverage of 133,000 program participants each month.
This link offers options forvarious assistance programs:
NJWIC has expanded its list of allowable food items during this time. Please review the lists below:
The Burlington County WIC program provides nutritional counseling and supplemental foods to pregnant, postpartum, and nursing women and their children through age 5. A lactation consultant is available for breastfeeding support and information. Children are monitored to ensure proper growth and development. Eligibility is based on income and nutritional need. WIC clinics are located at multiple sites within the county.
For more information or to schedule an appointment call 609-267-4304 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Did you know that more than 43,000 WIC participants have an opportunity to purchase $25 of fresh produce through the NJ WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program? Fresh produce helps people stay healthy! WIC Participants may contact their local WIC Agency for additional information.
WIC Approved Stores
View a list of WIC approved stores (PDF)
WIC Approved Farmer’s Market Locations
View a list of WIC approved farmer’s markets (PDF). WIC provides farmer’s market vouchers from June to September. For more information, call 609-267-4304
Remember: WIC checks can be used throughout New Jersey.