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.

Increased Cash Value Benefits

Minnesota WIC is providing these increased cash value benefits for fruits and vegetables to women and children through January 2024:

  • $26 each month for children ages 1 - 4, and
  • $47 to $52 each month for women.
Click here to Apply for WIC

 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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Preparing for Your Appointment

The Chisago County WIC clinic is open for in-person appointments. We look forward to meeting you!

Also there may be some information to change soon about the Cash Value benefits after Congress passes next years WIC budget.

Help your WIC appointment go smoothly and save time by  Preparing for your WIC appointment (PDF)

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

WIC Food Picture


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

Picture of Child Breastfeeding