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To enroll or schedule an appointment, contact the WIC program Monday through Friday from 8am -5pm by calling 815-720-4000.

WCHD’s WIC Staff will help to determine your eligibility and schedule your appointment. WIC services are provided by appointment only.

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About the WIC (Women, Infant, and Children) Program

The federally funded Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, nutritious supplemental foods, and referrals to other social and health care services to pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding women, to infants and to children up to the age of 5 that meet eligibility requirements for income, residency, and nutritional risk. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Click here for more information on the WIC Program or visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic.


WIC now uses electronic cards to provide supplemental food services to participants. Watch the video for a tutorial on using the electronic cards.