WIC FOods & Formulas

Find everything you need to know about DC WIC approved foods.

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  • WIC food packages contain healthy foods but not all foods needed for a healthy diet - eat WIC foods together with other healthy foods. Packages for Women, Infants, and Children add important nutrients to the diet.

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    Based on your status (pregnant, breastfeeding,
    non-breastfeeding, infant, or child)
    WIC food packages offer:
    * Breakfast cereal (hot or cold)
    * Canned fish: tuna, mackerel, sardines, salmon
    * Dairy: milk, cheese, yogurt, tofu
    * 100% Juice: bottled, frozen concentrate
    * Legumes: beans, lentils, and peanut butter
    * Whole grains: bread, tortillas, pasta, rice, oats, barley
    * Fruits and vegetables: fresh, frozen, canned, dried
    * Infant formula
    * Infant food fruits, vegetables, and cereals

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Submit A Product

To submit a product for the DC WIC APL
please take pictures of the following product

  • UPC code

  • Main label which includes brand name + package size

  • Nutrition Facts label (if applicable)

  • Ingredients list (if applicable)

  • Email pictures to info.vendor@dc.gov

WIC Approved Food Labels
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The DC WIC approved food list includes more than 10,000 products!

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WIC Formulas

Ordering Special Formulas

  • This list shows approved pharmacy locations where benefits for special formulas (i.e., Nutramigen, Neosure) and medical foods (i.e., Pediasure, Boost) can be used.
    Remember to shop for special formulas at least 2 days before the benefits expire.

  • How to order special formulas for home delivery:

    1. Call one of the pharmacies that offers home delivery at least 4 days before your benefits expire 
    2. When leaving a voicemail, be sure to include: your name, a brief message about your formula order, and a call back number
    3. Phone Hours:
    Tricare: Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays 
    New Hampshire Medical Supply: Monday - Friday (9a-6p) and Saturday (9a-3p)

    Note: - Tricare delivers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 
    NH Medical Supply delivers Monday through Saturday