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How WIC Works

To participate in WIC, persons must be income eligible and have a qualifying medical or nutritional need. The eligibility guidelines are listed below:

  • Live in Guilford County.
  • Be a pregnant woman; a postpartum woman who has had a baby in the last 6 months; a breastfeeding woman who has had a baby in the last 12 months; an infant or child up to age five.
  • Be income eligible. Income is based on the size of the family unit and the total household income. Persons participating in Medicaid, Food Stamps, or Work First are already income eligibile.  Click here for the Income Eligibility Chart for specific Qualifying Income Guidelines.
  • Have a qualifiying medical or nutritional need as determined by a WIC Nutritionist.

Our Frequently Asked Questions handout provides additional information that may be helpful to you.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Appointments: To apply for WIC, you may visit or call the WIC office. The WIC Program has a site located in both the Greensboro and High Point Health Departments. Both sites are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You will be given an appointment to begin the process of receiving services.  The addresses for the Greensboro and High Point Health Departments are listed below:

1100 E. Wendover Avenue                                         501 E. Green Drive

Greensboro, NC  27405                                             High Point, NC  27260

336-641-3214                                                          336-641-7571

336-641-4617 Fax                                                    336-641-6961 Fax

Please review our What to Bring to Your Appointment handout before coming in.  This will help us make the most of your visit.

Clinic Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Greensboro office reserves the last Tuesday morning of each month for staff meetings. The office is closed between 8:00 and 11:00 a.m. on those days.

The High Point office reserves the 3rd Tuesday morning of each month for staff meetings. The office is closed between 8:00 and 11:00 am on those days.

Please be prepared to be in our office for approximately 2 hours for your appointment.

Please plan to arrive on time.  If you are more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, you will be rescheduled for another day and time.

Click here for the latest listing of WIC Stores in Greensboro.

Click here for the latest listing of WIC Stores in High Point.

Our WIC Program has Breastfeeding Peer Counselors and Nutritionists that are trained and would like to support every family’s breastfeeding goals.  Visit our Breastfeeding Information page to learn more.

Breastfeeding Support

Greensboro Hotline   (336) 641-4114                  High Point Hotline:  (336) 641-7689

WIC is an equal opportunity provider.