Apply at your Local WIC Clinic

 

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Find your local WIC Clinic

Finding your local WIC Clinic Getting ready for your first WIC appointment

To set up your first appointment, call the main office that serves your county. We'll do our best to schedule you for the location nearest to where you live.

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What To Bring to your first WIC appointment?

Dad and child meeting with counselorWomen, infants and children applying for WIC must be present at the first visit. You also need to bring the following:

  • Proof of income for all members of your household for the past month. This might include:
    • Pay stubs
    • Military earning statements
    • Pay statement from employer
    • Child support agreement
    • TANF statement or check stub
    • MaineCare card
    • Food Stamp Program enrollment or renewal letter
  • Proof of where you live (your physical address, not a P.O. box). This might include:
    • Electric bill
    • Piece of mail with your name and address on it
    • Driver's license with your street address
    • Rental agreement or mortgage paper with your name and address
    • TANF statement, MaineCare card
    • Food Stamp Program enrollment or renewal letter
  • Proof of identification for everyone applying for WIC. This may include:
    • Driver's license
    • School ID
    • State of Maine ID card
    • Employer ID card
    • Birth certificate
    • Hospital crib card
    • Vaccination record
    • MaineCare card

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What Will Happen?

Your first appointment will take about an hour. WIC staff will:

  • Check your income, residency and identification.
  • Get heights and weights for everyone applying.
  • See if a blood test is needed to check iron levels.
  • Tell you if you are eligible for the program.
  • Give you ideas for healthy meals and snacks and answer your health questions.
  • Tell you about other services in your community.
  • Teach you how to spend WIC checks at the grocery store.
  • Give you your WIC checks, and an appointment for your next visit.

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