Supplemental Program Offers Services to Women, Infants and Children


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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) presents additional and supportive healthful provisions, nutrition education, and recommendations to other health, welfare, and social services. The WIC program is only available to infants, children (ages 1 to 4), pregnant and post-partum low-wage women.

The program applies the 2010 Census data for the approximation of WIC eligible would-be recipients among the various states and other territories the Census covers.

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Federal Programs Related to - Women's Rights

Programs that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of women. Women's Economic Empowerment Programs

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