WIC

WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program that saves lives and improves the health of nutritionally at-risk women, infants, and children.

WIC stands for “Women, Infants and Children.” WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program that saves lives and improves the health of nutritionally at-risk women, infants and children. Every eligible WIC client is interviewed on behavioral risk questions, measured for weight and height, and blood tested for iron status.

We operate four WIC clinics at the following locations, days, and times:

4041 North Central Avenue, Building C
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(602) 279-5262
 
2423 West Dunlap, Suite 140
Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday and Thursday
(602) 279-5351
 
4212 North 16th Street (16th Street/Indian School Road)
First Monday of the month: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Other Mondays: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
(602) 263-1558
 
9405 South Avenida del Yaqui - Guadalupe
Open every first and third Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(602) 316-4928
 

Register for WIC

To register at any time as a patient of NATIVE HEALTH WIC, please bring the following:

  • Proof of residency – a utility bill
  • Proof of income – a pay stub
  • Photo ID
  • If registering a child, please bring an immunization record or birth certificate of the child

Nutrition Education

All qualified clients—based on income and nutritional risk—receive nutrition education, action plan to improve risk factors and food vouchers redeemable at local grocery stores.

Food Vouchers

Food Vouchers will differ depending on the nutritional need and stage of your baby’s lifecycle. Vouchers can be redeemed at local grocery stores for milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, beans, peanut butter, fruit juice, etc. WIC does NOT replace lost or stolen vouchers.

Peer Counseling

The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor encourages, supports and guides pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. This opportunity is available to WIC clients at NATIVE HEALTH WIC sites, by telephone, at home, or in the hospital and will include breastfeeding classes, nutrition information, and more.

Benefits of WIC

Research shows WIC improves the following:

  • Immunization rates
  • Cognitive development
  • Nutritional status
  • Birth outcomes
  • Health care costs

Referrals

Referrals to doctors, dentists, and programs like emergency cash assistance (TANF), food stamps (SNAP), and AHCCCS. Se Habla Espanol!

For More Information

Please direct any questions, concerns, and/or complaints regarding the WIC program to  Serene Mazhar, NATIVE HEALTH’s WIC Supervisor at (602) 279-5262, ext. 3311 or email: SMazhar@nachci.com

 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English. 

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and 
provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: 
 
mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 
 
fax: (202) 690-7442
 
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.