WIC in Windham County

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WIC provides access to healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to health care and other community resources. You can trust WIC to be your family's nutrition expert during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood.

How do I join WIC?

WIC is for income-eligible Vermont residents who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a new baby, and children under age 5. Parents, grandparents and foster parents may apply for children in their care. Or, if you or your child is on Medicaid, Dr. Dynasaur or 3SquaresVT/SNAP, you can join WIC.
 
APPLY now!  Or text VTWIC to 855-11 to sign up!
“We have always had a good balanced diet, but having access to these foods helps our budget greatly and allows us to continue to provide healthy balanced meals.” - Vermont WIC Participant

 

What towns does the Brattleboro office serve?

The Brattleboro Office of Local Health is the place to come for WIC if you live in:

Athens, Brattleboro, Brookline, Dover, Dummerston, Guilford, Halifax, Jacksonville, Jamaica, Marlboro, Newfane, Putney, Rawsonville, Somerset, Stratton, Townshend, Vernon, Wardsboro, West Dummerston, Westminster (Gageville), Whitingham, Williamsville, and Wilmington.

Is your home in another town? Find out which office is for you.

Clinics

We offer WIC appointments in our Brattleboro office as well as in four other communities to serve our families closer to where they live. Please call our office to find an appointment in a location that's most convenient for you: 802-257-2882.

Brattleboro Local Health Office
232 Main Street, Suite 3
Brattleboro, VT 05301
 

 
Early Education Services
130 Birge Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301


Old School Community Center
1 School Street
Wilmington, VT 05363


Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA)
91 Buck Drive
Westminster, VT 05158

 
Townshend Public Library
1971 VT Route 30
Townshend, VT 05353

Nutrition and Health Education
WIC activities are offered in the office and community. Find out what WIC activities are happening in your area or call 802-257-2880. Sign up to get tips, tools and online lessons, in English and Spanish

Check out our Facebook pagelink is external)for current activities, or look up your county on the Health Department Events Calendar.

Learn more about eating well with WIC

Breastfeeding Support

There are many ways WIC can help you succeed with breastfeeding, including:

  • Extra WIC foods for breastfeeding parents
  • Breastfeeding peer counselors (available in some offices)
  • Referrals to community lactation consultants and other support services
  • Breast pumps
  • Breastfeeding groups and classes

Our staff are available to answer breastfeeding questions to help you and your baby meet your woman breastfeeding infant with two toddlers at the table breastfeeding goals.

There are Windham County employers that are breastfeeding friendly . If you’re an employer who supports breastfeeding in the workplace and want to be added to this list, fill out our application to be recognized by the State of Vermont for your excellence. Need assistance to become breastfeeding-friendly? No problem! Give us a call at 802-275-2882 and we can help.

For more details, see the WIC breastfeeding section of this page or call us at 802-257-2880.

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Shopping Information

Find out where in Vermont to shop for WIC foods in your area. wonan with infant shopping for vegetalbes

Choose from these foods shown in the WIC Shopping Guide.

 
Farm to Family

At a farmers market you can buy just-picked fruits and vegetables and find something new to try. The market can also be a great learning experience for your kids! The Vermont Farm to Family Program offers coupons for free, locally grown vegetables and fruits to eligible WIC participants. See a list of participating farmers markets (link is external).

Dental Hygienist

Young children and pregnant women have a higher chance of having dental issues. Our dental hygienist can help you with tips for good oral health and can help you find a dental practice. To learn more call 802-254-3287.

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Health Care Referrals and Community Programs

We pride ourselves in making sure families are connected with the resources in our community to help meet and maintain their goals. We connect WIC participants with a variety of resources related to food, child care, health care, drug and alcohol programs and housing.

Learn more about how we can help with referrals

  • Health Insurance
  • Affordable Housing
  • 3SquaresVT
  • Childcare / Preschool

Some community partners that we make referrals to include:

Related Resources

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Brattleboro WIC Staff
Our WIC staff welcomes you!

Contact Us

You can reach our WIC staff at AHS.VDHOLHBrattleboro@vermont.gov or contact them by phone at 802-257-2882.