WIC Nutrition Program

INFANT FORMULA RESOURCES: Many families are experiencing stress related to the current infant formula situation since the formula recall that started in February 2022.

WIC has been working directly with WIC participants to problem solve around their family’s needs and find solutions.

WIC is happy to assist families as much as possible, call 360-385-9432 for assistance.

WA DOH website with great information to address infant formula situation: Resources for Families Impacted by the Infant Formula Shortage | Washington State Department of Health

Farmers Market benefits for WIC eligible participants.

Each year, Jefferson County receives a limited supply of WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits for eligible WIC participants. These benefits will be distributed according to our policy (available upon request), to eligible WIC participants who express interest. For 2022, WIC will distribute WIC FMNP checks, while supplies last, at the Jefferson County Farmers Market on the following dates: 

  • Port Townsend Farmers Market - Saturday June 18th from 9-2pm
  • Chimacum Farmers Market - Sunday June 19th from 10-2 pm

If you are a current WIC participant who is interested in WIC FMNP checks and didn’t make it to the Farmers Market on the above dates, call 360-385-9432 to be added to the waiting list in case more benefits become available this year or to find out the details about the 2022 WIC FMNP benefits.

Jefferson County Farmers Market has kindly offered to provide $25.00 in tokens for each pack of Farmer Market checks. 

Enjoy the extra bounty of fresh produce with WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits. 

For more market details go to http://jcfmarkets.org/ 

2022 WIC Fruit and Vegetable Increase!

WIC's temporary increase for fruit and vegetable benefits is continuing through September 30, 2022. WIC participants will get more money for frozen and fresh fruits and vegetables each month.

  • $24 for children participants
  • $43 for pregnant and non-breastfeeding participants
  • $47 for breastfeeding participants

Make a plan to use WIC fruit and vegetable benefits while this temporary increase lasts. Find recipes, tips, and ideas here

JCPH is changing how we offer services due to COVID-19.

WIC clinic is open for phone appointments during this time.

WIC (Women Infants & Children) is a supplemental food program sponsored by Jefferson County Public Health for income eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, and children under age 5 that offers nutrition education, health checkup screenings, and food vouchers.

  • Does your food budget need a boost? 
  • Looking for tips on how to feed your child nutritious food?
  • Interested in exploring simple nutritious recipes for you and your family?
  • Have questions about healthy weight gain during pregnancy?
  • Have questions about breastfeeding your baby?
   You’ve got this and WIC is here for you.  
Good news- WIC has openings for eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and children under 5 years old. Get nutritious foods, information about feeding children, breastfeeding education and support and referrals to important services. 

Make an Appointment

Call 360-385-9432 for the WIC direct line, or 
360-385-9400 for the Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) main line. 

Do you work?

We want to make it easy to get an appointment.  
Early evening appointments available!

Port Townsend WIC Main Office

615 Sheridan
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Call 360-385-9400 to schedule an appointment

Clinics in Chimacum & Quilcene

Chimacum Clinic Tri-Area Community Center
WIC clinic at this location is temporarily closed due to COVID
By appointment, held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Call 360-385-9400 for appointment.

Quilcene Clinic
WIC clinic at this location is temporarily closed due to COVID
Walk-ins accepted the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of each month from noon to 4 p.m.
Call for more information and directions.

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Eligibility & How to Apply

Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

Additional WIC Information

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  
Washington State WIC Nutrition Program Doesn't Discriminate