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WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC provides health assessments and referrals, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and supplemental foods for qualified families throughout Allegany County. We have appointments available in Cumberland, Westernport, Lonaconing, and Frostburg.

The WIC staff is a caring team of people who can sho
w you how to:
  • Use food to improve your family's health
  • Get information on a healthy lifestyle for a pregnant woman
  • Breastfeed your baby successfully if you choose
  • Feed your baby and help your child learn to eat healthy food
  • Use your WIC checks to buy food at the grocery store
  • Obtain other health and social services

You are eligible if you:
  • live in Allegany County, Maryland
  • are pregnant, a new mother, an infant, or child under 5 years of age
  • have a nutritional need, and
  • have a household gross income (before taxes) equal to or less than the eligibility guidelines. Those receiving food stamps or Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) or enrolled with the Maryland Child Health Insurance Program qualify regardless of income.

Click here to see if you are eligible for WIC Program benefits.

To find out more information or to schedule an appointment, call the local WIC office at (301)-759-5020.

Our main office is located in the Allegany County Health Department at:
12501 Willowbrook Road SE
Cumberland, MD 21502

For information about other Maryland locations, call 1-800-242-4942 or visit http://www.mdwic.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WIC

 

Allegany County Health Department
12501-12503 Willowbrook Road
PO Box 1745
Cumberland, Maryland 21501-1745
(301) 759-5000
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