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Florida WIC Office

The Florida WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program is handled by the Department of Health. This state agency can help you with questions or issues with WIC including how to apply, what is required to be eligible for Florida WIC benefits or if you need to schedule an appointment. If you will be meeting with the Florida Department of Health, we suggest you verify what documents you should bring with you to make sure they have all the information they need to help determine your eligibility. This page provides the Florida WIC office number and office hours.

The Florida WIC program aims to assist low-income and nutritionally at risk women who are pregnant, women who are currently breastfeeding (up to infant's 1st birthday), nonbreastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends), infants (up to 1st birthday) and children up to their fifth birthday. Benefits that are provided to participants through the Florida WIC program includes supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, counseling at WIC clinics, screening and referrals for other health reasons, welfare and social services.

If you are planning to move out of state, Florida WIC participants can still receive their benefits until the certification period expires as long as there is proof that they received WIC benefits in Florida. Before you move, it is recommended that you contact the local WIC office. In most cases, the state agency will provide you with a special card that proves you participated in the Florida WIC Program. When you have moved, the next step would be to call the WIC office in the state you moved to and schedule an appointment. Make sure to bring the special card to your appointment to show proof you received benefits from the Florida WIC program.

  • WIC Office Location

    4052 Bald Cypress Way
    Tallahassee, FL 32399

  • WIC Office Phone Number

    The number to call this state agency is 800-342-3556 or 850-245-4202. Their fax number is 850-922-3936.

  • WIC Online Website

    To view the website for the Florida WIC program, click here.

  • Approved Food List

    Find out what foods you can purchase by viewing the Florida WIC approved food list.

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Where are the Florida WIC office facilities located?

There are many different Florida WIC office facilities you can use to apply for benefits. The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinics can offer benefits to you if you qualify for WIC services. Many of these benefits are only available to you once you report to an office and speak with a representative. Fortunately, there are many of these WIC clinic locations throughout the state. You can use this website to search for nearby program offices, which are filtered by city. Once you find a facility that is near you, click on the listing to see the agency’s contact information.

Do I need to go to a WIC office in Florida to apply for benefits?

You need to go to a WIC office in Florida if you want to apply for benefits. An in-person interview is the only way program agents can determine if you are eligible for assistance. When you are ready to apply for WIC, call your local office. Office workers will then assign you a time when you can come in and submit your program application. During these appointments, make sure everyone in your household who will be receiving benefits accompanies you. Your WIC application cannot be processed until caseworkers review the health of everyone in your family.

What documents do I need to apply through the Florida WIC office?

When applicants report to their nearest WIC Florida locations for their appointments, they need to bring specific documents, including:

  • Documentation that proves how much their households earn. WIC eligibility is largely based on how much applicants’ households earn. For this reason, petitioners need to bring documentation that proves their families’ gross incomes.
  • Proof of residency. Applicants are required to be FL residents, so they need to bring proof of their addresses to the WIC clinic. P.O. Box addresses do not serve as proof of residency.
  • Identification. Applicants need to bring one proof of identity for each member of their households. Additionally, petitioners need to bring the Social Security Numbers (SSNs) for everyone who is applying with them.
  • Medical documents. If applicants’ doctors completed the WIC Medical Referral Form, the petitioners need to bring these forms to their WIC appointments. Also, families who are applying with children need to bring their children’s immunization records to these meetings.

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