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WIC (disambiguation)

__NOTOC__ wic, from the Old English suffix "-wic", can refer to a -wich town.

The abbreviation WIC may refer to:


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five. (See child nutrition programs.) Their mission is to be a partner with other services that are key to childhood and family well-being The basic eligibility requirement is a family income below 185% of the federal poverty level. Most states allow automatic income eligibility, where a person or family participating in certain benefits programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Medicaid, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, may automatically meet the income eligibility requirements. Currently, WIC serves 53 percent of all infants born in the United States.

Usage examples of "wic".

Norse origin, it could be related to the Old English word for camp, wic, Latin vicus.

Yskithyrwyn Penbaedd was killed, Arthur and his host departed to Gelli Wic in Cornwall.