• Health

  • Department:
  • WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

  • Rotator_Image_Breastfeeding_TTImage_Rotator_Breastfeeding_ClassesMothers Milk Club
  • For those in need of food assistance, click here for a list of local food pantries.

    If you want to donate to a food pantry, a list of WIC-recommended food items is available.  

    WIC provides foods (at no cost) to low income pregnant, post-partum, breastfeeding women, infants, and children until the age of five.

     What does WIC provide

      • Breastfeeding Support
      • Healthy Foods
      • Health Referrals
      • Eating tips for you and your child

    Who is Eligible

    Live in a household with income at or below WIC guidelines
    Have a health risk factor based on:
       • height and weight
       • blood test for low iron
       • health history
       • diet history

    Where are WIC offices located in Onslow County
     
    Onslow County Health Department                Tarawa Terrace
    612 College Street                                        2455 Iwo Jima Blvd
    Jacksonville, NC  28540                                Tarawa Terrace, NC  28543

    Hours: M,T, W, F                              Hours: M-F
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm                            8:00 am to 5:00 pm

                                                            New Extended Hours for Tarawa Terrace Office!

    Every Thursday                                  2nd & 4th Thursdays each month                                                      
    8:00 am to 8:00 pm                           8:00 am to 8:00 pm
     

    To make an appointment or for comments please call the Health Department at (910) 347-5002 or Tarawa Terrace at (910) 353-0022.  

    Nondiscrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    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 Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and 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) 632-9992. Submit 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; or
    • Email: program.intake@usda.gov

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Aviso de No Discriminación

    De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

    Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

    Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

    • Correo:
      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; or
    • Correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov

    Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

    For additional guidance and information on how to file a complaint click on the WIC Non-Discrimination Statement