Chelsea/Revere WIC Nutrition Program

What is WIC?

WIC is a health and nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, breastfeeding support and counseling,  and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. Our goal is to keep pregnant women, postpartum women, breastfeeding women, and their children up to the age of five healthy.

 

To apply for WIC, call the WIC Program in your community or go online to start an application.

We also take Walk-Ins!  

 

LOCAL WIC PROGRAMS:

 

Chelsea WIC            151 Everett Avenue, Chelsea MA       617-887-4340 

Revere WIC             300 Ocean Avenue, Revere MA          781-485-6040

Charlestown WIC     73 High Street, Charlestown MA         617-724-8198 

 

or call 1-800-WIC-1007 for other locations

Apply Online

 

WIC Offers:

  • Free personalized nutrition consultations.  WIC participants enjoy individual appointments with nutritionists, focused on their own particular circumstances to help keep participants and their family healthy.

  • Free, healthy food.  Our food packages offer healthy options, the organic option is available, as well as fresh and frozen options.  

  • Breastfeeding education and support:  We have Certified Lactation Counselors staff available in our offices to help with lactation.  We also have Breastfeeding Peer Counselors who are certified and available during off office-hours.  

  • Referrals to other services that can benefit the whole family; such as medical and dental care, health insurance, child care, employment, training programs, children's playgroups, housing, fuel assistance, etc... 

  • Much More: WIC also offers breastfeeding classes, one-on-one breastfeeding support, as well as immunization screening and referrals.  WIC provides parents with opportunities to talk with other parents about nutrition and other health topics that are important to their families.  WIC offers Food Demos, Cooking Demos, Fitness Classes, in the office and in the community.

 

Who is Eligible for WIC?

If you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC for your child.

You can participate in WIC if you:

  • Live in Massachusetts

  • Have a child under 5 years old

  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding

  • Have a family income less than WIC Income Guidelines (see below)

  • Participants with Mass Health Standard are automatically eligible for WIC

  • SNAP participants are automatically eligible for WIC

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  • For Information in Portuguese click Here

Click Here for our WIC

Approved Foods List.

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resources for your family

Click Here to learn more about WIC Appointments online.

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shopping with WIC Shopper App.

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our WIC Groups.

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  • For Information in Arabic click Here

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