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All WIC appointments are on the phone during COVID-19

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.

New families in need or other caretakers interested in WIC?
You can 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
  • Apply on Line @ wicstrong.com

Appointments will continue to be by phone until further notice.


What is WIC?  

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.

Click here to apply for WIC!
  

Federal WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Gross Income, Effective June 15, 2020)

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.

Household Size Annual Income Monthly Income Twice-Monthly Income Bi-Weekly Income Weekly Income
1
$ 23,606 $ 1,968 $ 984 $ 908 $ 454
2
31,894 2,658 1,329 1,227 614
3
40,182 3,349 1,675 1,546 773
4
48,470 4,040 2,020 1,865 933
5
56,758 4,730 2,365 2,183 1,092
6
65,046 5,421 2,711 2,502 1,251
7
73,334 6,112 3,056 2,821 1,411
8
81,622 6,802 3.401 3,140 1,570
Each add’l member
+  $ 8,288 +  $ 691 +  $ 346 +  $ 319 +  $ 160

Source: USDA Food & Nutrition Service



Clinic Schedules:

Web page: 
  Jul. 2020  |  Aug. 2020  |  Sep. 2020

Download PDF:
  Jul. 2020   |  Aug. 2020  |  Sep. 2020


 
Clinic Site Addresses

Clinic Site Address
Salvation Army Worship & Service Center, Ithaca 150 N. Albany Street (Map)
Downtown Ithaca
Newfield United Methodist Church 227 Main Street (Map)
Newfield
Groton: TC Action Child Care Center 110 Sykes Street (Map)
Groton
Jacksonville Community United Methodist Church 1869 Trumansburg Road (Rt. 96) (Map)
Jacksonville
Tompkins County Health Department 55 Brown Rd. (near the Airport) (Map)
Ithaca


 
Approved WIC Vendors in Tompkins County

There are 11 WIC Vendors in Tompkins County:

  • Byrne Dairy, North Meadow St., Ithaca
  • Dryden Food Market, North St., Dryden
  • Lansing Market, North Triphammer Rd., Lansing
  • P&C Fresh Market, Pine Tree Rd., Ithaca
  • Shur-Save, Rt. 96, Trumansburg
  • Target, Catherwood Rd., Ithaca
  • 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


WIC Strong Campaign

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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Why is breastfeeding important?

WIC info available on the NYS Web Site

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.

Visit: www.nyhealth.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/

New WIC Participant Handbook: Click Here


USDA Non-Discrimination Statement: Click Here

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