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WIC program provides assistance for eligible women, children, and infants

WIC or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program provides supplemental nutritious
foods, infant formula, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to health care and
community resources. The WIC program is available at Macon County Public Health, 1830

Lakeside Drive, Franklin, NC. You may apply for the WIC Program Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

To be eligible a person must:

 Be a pregnant woman; a breastfeeding woman who has had a baby in the last 12 months;
a woman who has been pregnant in the last six months; an infant; or a child up to the fifth
 Reside in North Carolina;
 Meet income eligibility scale – the gross annual household income cannot exceed 185%
of the Federal poverty income guidelines – All Medicaid, Food and Nutrition Services
(SNAP) and Work First Recipients meet the WIC income eligibility criteria; and
 Have a nutritional need determined by the WIC Nutritionist.

For more information about WIC or to make an appointment please visit Macon County Public Health
located at 1830 Lakeside Drive, Franklin, NC, or call828-349-2453 or email

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