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Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program

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All WIC appointments are on the phone during COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to maintain physical distancing, Tompkins County WIC is not holding office appointments. All appointments are by phone.
  • Hours: 8:30-4:30. Please see calendars for evening and extended hours.
  • Call 607-274-6630, or text 607-882-6286.

Families that already have appointments scheduled, a staff person will call you on the day of your scheduled appointment.

New families in need or other caretakers interested in WIC?
You can contact us in the following ways:

  • Call our office phone @ 607-274-6630 – If no answer, please leave a message
  • Text us @ 607-882-6286
  • Apply on Line @

Appointments will continue to be by phone until further notice.

What is WIC?  

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to community services to women who are pregnant and post-partum, and their children under five years of age. Breastfeeding support is available.

Click here to apply for WIC!

Federal WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Gross Income, Effective June 1, 2021)

If your annual gross (before tax) income is at or below the amount listed for your family size, then you may qualify for WIC assistance.

Household Size Annual Income Monthly Income Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $23,828 $1,986 $993 $917 $459
2 $32,227 $2,686 $1,343 $1,240 $620
3 $40,626 $3,386 $1,693 $1,563 $782
4 $49,025 $4,086 $2,043 $1,886 $943
5 $57,424 $4,786 $2,393 $2,209 $1,105
6 $65,823 $5,486 $2,743 $2,532 $1,266
7 $74,222 $6,186 $3,093 $2,855 $1,428
8 $82,621 $6,886 $3,443 $3,178 $1,589
Each add’l member, add
+  $ 8,399 +  $ 700 +  $ 350 +  $ 324 +  $ 162

This Institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Source: USDA Food & Nutrition Service

Clinic Schedules:

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  May 2022  |  June 2022  |  July 2022

Download PDF:
  May 2022  |  June 2022  |  July 2022

Clinic Site Addresses

Clinic Site Address
Salvation Army Worship & Service Center, Ithaca 150 N. Albany Street (Map)
Downtown Ithaca
Newfield United Methodist Church 227 Main Street (Map)
Groton: TC Action Child Care Center 110 Sykes Street (Map)
Jacksonville Community United Methodist Church 1869 Trumansburg Road (Rt. 96) (Map)
Tompkins County Health Department 55 Brown Rd. (near the Airport) (Map)

Approved WIC Vendors in Tompkins County

There are 11 WIC Vendors in Tompkins County:

  • Byrne Dairy, 323 Elmira Rd., Ithaca
  • Lansing Market, North Triphammer Rd., Lansing
  • P&C Fresh Market, Pine Tree Rd., Ithaca
  • Shur-Save, Rt. 96, Trumansburg
  • Tops, North Triphammer Rd., Ithaca
  • Tops, South Meadow St., Ithaca
  • Walmart, Fairgrounds Memorial Pkwy, Ithaca
  • Wegmans, South Meadow St., Ithaca

FOR information about how a WIC vendor is approved, visit

WIC Strong Campaign was created in cooperation with the New York State Department of Health and 14 New York-based county agencies administering WIC benefits to their respective counties. This site was designed to assist the public in understanding the WIC program and benefits in a user-friendly manner. Click here to apply for WIC!

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WIC info available on the NYS Web Site

In its ongoing effort to provide informationvia the Web, the New York State WIC Program has posted new materials that will benefit participants in the WIC Program.


New WIC Participant Handbook: Click Here

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement: Click Here

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