Women, Infant & Children (WIC)

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a federally-funded nutrition and breastfeeding program that serves pregnant women, new mothers, babies and young children.

  • WIC participants also receive healthy foods, nutrition tips and advice, breastfeeding information and support, and referrals to health care and community services at no cost.

New for 2023 - Increased Cash Value Benefits

Minnesota WIC is providing these increased cash value benefits for fruits and vegetables to women and children through September 2023:

  • $25 monthly for children, and
  • $44 to $49 monthly for women.

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 About WIC (English)                 Información de Elegibilidad 

eWIC Card

You can now buy WIC foods with an eWIC card and the WIC app makes it convenient to check your balance, scan to find WIC foods and locate WIC stores “Using Your WIC Card” (youtube). Learn more about the eWIC Card and the My MN WIC App by visiting the Department of Health's website.

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Update: WIC Clinics

Chisago County WIC clinic is closed to in person visits at this time. WIC is still open and available to serve you over the phone. Please call 651-213-5206 to enroll for WIC, schedule an appointment or have questions answered. 

Preparing for Your Appointment

 All WIC appointments will be completed over the phone. A WIC nutrition educator will call you at your scheduled appointment time.

Help your WIC appointment go smoothly and save time by  Getting  Prepared

WIC provides foods that promote good health, such as: cereals, eggs, fruits and vegetables, milk, whole grains, infant foods, and more!

  • View the 2021 WIC Shopping Guide for more information on WIC-allowed foods
  •  Food packages are supplemental and may vary based upon the nutritional needs of the participant. If additional food assistance is needed, check out the Chisago County Food Resources for more in your community, and MN Benefits for cash, emergency, and other food programs.
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How to Participate

Chisago County Public Health - WIC
 6133 402nd Street
 North Branch, MN 55056

MCH Program

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program at Chisago County offers free home visits to families living in Chisago County.   

Online Home Visit Referral Form

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