Complaints & Fraud

We are here to support you and your family. File a complaint if you feel you have been unfairly treated.

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Civil Rights Complaint

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. ​If you feel that you were unfairly treated due to your race, color, nationality, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA, file a complaint through the link below.

US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights
Online Complaint Portal

File a Complaint Online

If you have a complaint about ​a WIC grocery store / vendor, a WIC participant, a WIC staff member, or any other DC WIC-related matter, please fill out the form below. 

The more information you can provide, the better. For example, if your complaint is about a grocery store, please include the store's name and location (if more than one location in DC), the names of any staff involved in the incident, and a detailed description of the incident (date, time, issue, etc). 

Once a complaint is received, a member of the DC WIC State Agency will follow up with you within three (3) business days.

As an alternative to filing a complaint online, WIC staff, participants, and vendors may print the following forms and submit to the State Agency via email to

Participant Complaint
Vendor Complaint about WIC Participant