WIC is a nutrition education program specifically for Women, Infants, and Children.
WIC helps income-eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education.
For more information about the Ohio WIC Program eligibility requirements, click the button below.
The program improves pregnancy outcomes by:
Ohio WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) provides nutritionally at-risk women and children with fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers’ markets and farmstands.
This is accomplished through the issuance of four $5 coupons that eligible WIC participants may take to contracted Ohio farmers or markets to redeem for fresh, unprocessed fruits, vegetables and herbs. Participants also receive supplementary nutrition education on the importance of these foods in their diets.
FMNP benefits WIC participants by:
Coupons are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 419-354-9661 for availability.
The Wood County WIC office is located in the Wood County Community Health Center building.
Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
1840 E Gypsy Lane Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Appointments available on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Please call 419-354-9661 to make an appointment at this location.
209 Briar Hill Rd.
North Baltimore, OH 45872
Appointments available on the 2nd Thursday, 3rd Wednesday, and 4th Tuesday of the month at the Northwood Municipal Building. Please call 419-354-9661 to make an appointment at this location.
6000 Wales Rd.
Northwood, OH 43619
Participant Abuse and Confidentiality
In the event that an applicant or participant becomes verbally or physically abusive to WIC staff resulting in a safety risk to either or both staff and other participants, law enforcement authorities may be called to resolve the issue. WIC confidentiality rules do not prohibit WIC staff from contacting law enforcement if applicants or participants become verbally or physically abusive.
In addition, if an applicant or participant is suspected of stealing either WIC program property or personal items from employees or other individuals in the clinic, law enforcement authorities may be called to resolve the issue. Only the minimum demographic information (name and contact information) should be provided to assist authorities in resolving the issue.
An applicant/participant who makes false or misleading statements; misrepresents, conceals, or withholds facts to obtain benefits; or fails to meet participant responsibilities is subject to specific sanctions based on program violations. State WIC and local projects must impose disqualifications, repayment of benefits, or take other actions depending upon the offense. When appropriate, State WIC must refer participants who violate program requirements to federal, state, or local authorities for prosecution under applicable laws.
Classifications of Participant Violations
Participant violations include, but are not limited to, the following actions of the participant, parent or caretaker of an infant or child participant, or alternate:
To report abuse of the WIC Program or misuse of WIC Coupons, please call the WIC Director at 419-354-9661.