The Connecticut WIC supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a federally funded nutrition assistance program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Nutrition Services (FNS). WIC serves low income, nutritional at-risk prenatal, post-partum breastfeeding, non-breastfeeding Women and Infants and children up to 5 years of age.
The Waterbury WIC Program aims to provide health leadership in promoting health and improving nutritional status of Connecticut’s families by providing nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion, supplemental nutritious foods and partnerships along with referrals to other public and private community groups.
WIC services are provided in the following cities and towns: Derby, Naugatuck, Seymour, Shelton, Waterbury, Watertown, and Wolcott. The Waterbury WIC Program has two (2) full-time permanent sites. The first one, the largest, is hosted by and is within the Waterbury Department of Public Health building and the second one, the smaller, is hosted by and is within the Naugatuck Valley Health District building in Seymour.
Satellite offices are available through Waterbury in Wolcott and Watertown and through our Seymour office in Naugatuck, Shelton and Derby.