The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a health and nutrition program with a successful record for improving the diet of infants, children, and pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women who are at risk for nutrition-related illness. The main focus of the WIC program is to educate mothers on the proper nutrition for babies and young children.
W.I.C. CALL CENTERS:
(979) 864-1576, (979) 388-1576, or (281) 756-1576
WIC Activates Disaster Procedures to Aid Flood Victims
Date: August 31, 2017
Local Contact: Lee Ann McDaniel, Brazoria County WIC Director, 979-235-7531
The Texas Women, Infants, and Children program is implementing special procedures in the wake of the unprecedented flooding due to Hurricane Harvey.
The special procedures will allow people to easily enroll and receive food and infant formula benefits, breastfeeding support, and referrals for shelter and other resources. Disaster victims will be asked to sign a self-declaration form declaring their need for WIC benefits due to Hurricane Harvey.
WIC benefits are available for:
Current Clients Lost Card or Benefits
If WIC clients have evacuated and left behind their WIC card, food or formula benefits, they can be replaced by going to an open WIC clinic.
Brazoria County WIC offices in Angleton, Clute, Alvin and Pearland will re-open at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The WIC clinic in Brazoria is closed until further notice because of the evacuation order, which includes the city of Brazoria.
Anyone interested in signing up for WIC or any current WIC client in need of benefits may contact Brazoria County WIC at 979-864-1576, 979-388-1576 or 281-756-1576 beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 9:00 AM.
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