The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to community services to women who are pregnant and post-partum, and their children under five years of age. Breastfeeding support is available.
New families in need, caretakers interested in WIC, anyone looking for more info, please contact us in the following ways:
- Call our office phone @ 607-274-6630 – If no answer, please leave a message
- Text us @ 607-882-6286
- Click here to apply for WIC online
During COVID-19, all WIC appointments are on the phone
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to maintain physical distancing, Tompkins County WIC is not holding office appointments. All appointments are by phone.
- Hours: 8:30-4:30. Please see calendars for evening and extended hours.
- Call 607-274-6630, or text 607-882-6286.
Families that already have appointments scheduled, a staff person will call you on the day of your scheduled appointment.
Appointments will continue to be by phone until further notice.
Federal WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
If your annual gross (before tax) income is at or below the amount listed for your family size, then you may qualify for WIC assistance. Effective June 1, 2021.
|Household Size||Annual Income||Monthly Income||Twice-Monthly||Bi-Weekly||Weekly|
Each add’l member, add
|+ $ 8,399||+ $ 700||+ $ 350||+ $ 324||+ $ 162|
This Institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Source: USDA Food & Nutrition Service
Clinic Site Addresses
|Salvation Army Worship & Service Center, Ithaca||150 N. Albany Street (Map)
|Newfield United Methodist Church||227 Main Street (Map)
|Groton: TC Action Child Care Center||110 Sykes Street (Map)
|Jacksonville Community United Methodist Church||1869 Trumansburg Road (Rt. 96) (Map)
|Tompkins County Health Department||55 Brown Rd. (near the Airport) (Map)
Approved WIC Vendors in Tompkins County
There are 11 WIC Vendors in Tompkins County:
- Byrne Dairy, 323 Elmira Rd., Ithaca
- Lansing Market, North Triphammer Rd., Lansing
- P&C Fresh Market, Pine Tree Rd., Ithaca
- Shur-Save, Rt. 96, Trumansburg
- Tops, North Triphammer Rd., Ithaca
- Tops, South Meadow St., Ithaca
- Walmart, Fairgrounds Memorial Pkwy, Ithaca
- Wegmans, South Meadow St., Ithaca
FOR information about how a WIC vendor is approved, visit NYSWICvendors.com
WICStrong.com was created in cooperation with the New York State Department of Health and 14 New York-based county agencies administering WIC benefits to their respective counties. This site was designed to assist the public in understanding the WIC program and benefits in a user-friendly manner. Click here to apply for WIC!
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In its ongoing effort to provide informationvia the Web, the New York State WIC Program has posted new materials that will benefit participants in the WIC Program.
New WIC Participant Handbook: Click Here