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Программа поддержки женщин и детей (WIC)

В чем суть программы поддержки женщин и детей (WIC)?  

Специальная дополнительная программа питания для женщин, младенцев и детей (WIC) обеспечивает питательные продукты, обучение по вопросам питания и направление в общественные службы женщин в период беременности и послеродовой период, а также их детей в возрасте до пяти лет. Также доступна поддержка грудного вскармливания.


Уточнить информацию о программе можно следующим образом:

  • по телефону 607-274-6630 (если никто не отвечает, оставьте сообщение)
  • по СМС на номер 607-882-6286

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Meet Wanda, the NYS Department of Health’s new 24/7 WIC virtual assistant.

Click here to chat with Wanda. She will help you find out if your family is eligible for WIC benefits.

Федеральные критерии по доходам

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.
Effective June 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024.

Размер семьи Годовой доход Доход в месяц Два раза в месяц Раз в две недели В неделю
1 26 973 $ 2 248 $ 1 124 $ 1 038 $ 519 $
2 36 482 $ 3 041 $ 1 521 $ 1 404 $ 702 $
3 45 991 $ 3 833 $ 1 917 $ 1 769 $ 885 $
4 55 500 $ 4 625 $ 2 313 $ 2 135 $ 1 068 $
5 65 009 $ 5 418 $ 2 709 $ 2 501 $ 1 251 $
6 74 518 $ 6 210 $ 3 105 $ 2 867 $ 1 434 $
7 84 027 $ 7 003 $ 3 502 $ 3 232 $ 1 616 $
8 93 536 $ 7 795 $ 3 898 $ 3 598 $ 1 799 $
Каждый доп. член семьи:
+9 509 $ +793 $ +397 $ +366 $ +183 $

Это учреждение предоставляет равные возможности для всех.
Источник: служба продовольствия и питания при Министерстве сельского хозяйства США (USDA)

Приемы по программе

The Tompkins County WIC program is open for both in-person or remote (via phone) appointments. In-person appointments are at the Whole Health office at 55 Brown Road, Ithaca.

Note: As of August 9, 2023, the agency will return to scheduling clinics at temporary site locations.

Расписание и даты работы пунктов поддержки для женщин и детей

Open calendars as an image: 
March 2024
April 2024   |   May 2024   |   June 2024

Open calendars as a PDF:
March 2024
April 2024   |   May 2024   |   June 2024

WIC Clinic Site Addresses

Пункт помощи Адрес
Tompkins County Whole Health, Brown Rd. office 55 Brown Rd., Ithaca (near the Airport) (Map)
Центр богослужений Армии спасения, Итака 150 N. Albany St., Downtown Ithaca (Map)
Объединенная методистская церковь Ньюфилда 227 Main St., Newfield (Map)
Гротон: Детский сад TC Action 110 Sykes St., Groton (Map)
Объединенная методистская церковь общины Джексонвилля 1869 Trumansburg Rd. (Rt. 96), Jacksonville (Map)

Approved WIC Stores in Tompkins County

Select stores are registered with NYS WIC to accept the eWIC benefits card. For a current list of those stores use the Find a WIC Store page on the NYS WIC Vendors website and search by your location, ZIP Code, or address.

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Meet Our WIC Team

WIC Team in August 2023, photo by Shannon Alvord

Michelle Hall. Photo: Michelle Hall, (she/her) BS
WIC Program Director

Michelle joined Tompkins County Health Department WIC Program in November 2016.  Michelle has worked in the New York State WIC program for the past 25 years.  Michelle has a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from Syracuse University and started her journey in the WIC program as a Nutritionist in the Northern Finger Lakes area. Over the past year Michelle co-lead one of the cross-functional teams-integration; this experience was rewarding, as she enjoyed the opportunity to work with other staff in the organization.   Michelle enjoys learning about different cultures and eager to travel the world someday.  Michelle is a mother of two teenagers and a stepmother of two additional teens.  In Michelle’s free time she enjoys camping, traveling, music and spending time with friends/family.

Cindy Mallary. Photo: Cindy Mallary, (she/her) MS, RDN, CLC
WIC Program Nutritionist

Cindy has a BS in Nutrition from Syracuse University and an MS in Clinical Nutrition from Cornell University.  She has been working at the Tompkins County WIC Program as a nutritionist for 35 years.  She has also been the Breastfeeding Coordinator for several years, working with the breastfeeding peer counseling program and the breast pump program.  She has been a Certified Lactation Counselor since 2001.  She has always been interested in how nutrition and breastfeeding can influence our health.  She loves working for WIC, as she enjoys getting to know so many great people in our diverse community.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, biking, swimming, cross country skiing and playing music with friends.

Kelsey Fitch. Photo: Kelsey Fitch, (she/her) RDN, MPH, CLC
WIC Program Nutritionist

Kelsie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Lactation Counselor who joined the Tompkins County WIC team in 2018 as a WIC Nutritionist. In addition to her Nutritionist duties, she also works as the Nutrition Coordinator, conducts public health detailing with the local health care providers, and runs the WIC social media accounts.  Kelsie graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Sciences and a minor in Biochemistry, followed by a Dietetic Internship through Syracuse University. As of May 2022, she completed her Maters in Public Health with an emphasis in Maternal Child Health. Kelsie is passionate about maternal and child nutrition and is especially interested in aiding mothers through their breastfeeding journey.

Molly Snedden. Molly Snedden, (she/her) BS
WIC Nutrition Educator, Outreach Coordinator

Molly joined Tompkins County WIC in 2022.  She has a BS in Environmental Science from Binghamton University and a BS in Human Nutrition from UMass Amherst. Molly has been working in child nutrition for over 15 years as a School Food Service Director and most recently at Cortland County WIC. She enjoys connecting with caregivers to offer support and education around the challenges and joys of feeding young children. She is currently working on her Certified Lactation Consultant credential to better support our breastfeeding families. Molly grew up in Tompkins County and is loving raising her own young family here in the beauty of upstate New York.

Veronica Peters. Photo: Veronica Peters, (she/her) 
WIC Clerk

"I have been a previous Participant of WIC. I absolutely loved how helpful everyone was, especially with my breastfeeding journey!" Veronica has lived in Tompkins County her whole life and was the first person in her family to go to college straight out of high school. She knew from the start that she wanted to help people, but did not know what that was going to look like until she became a mother. Now the mom of a very energetic boy, motherhood was life changing, and the WIC staff really helped Veronica navigate and adjust. Now she wants to do the same for current and future WIC participants. Outside of work, Veronica enjoys camping and spending valuable time with her family.

Megan Jefferson. Photo: Provided Megan Jefferson, (she/her) 
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Megan joined the Tompkins County Whole Health WIC Program in August 2023. She received her associate degree in liberal arts from SUNY Broome and worked in the healthcare field as an EMT, clerk, and medical assistant. She always wanted to have more of an impact on mothers and children, which led her here to WIC. She enjoys helping breastfeeding moms and being a resource for families in her community. She has 4 young children of her own, which keeps her very busy and she loves taking them on new adventures.

Christine Knight Christine Knight, BA, MS
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Christine joined WIC as a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor in May 2022. She has a BA in Cultural Anthropology and an MS in Medical Anthropology. She is particularly interested in how people interact with the world, and with each other. Christine has 4 children and breastfed each of them with varying degrees of success. Through those years she experienced both the wonder and awe of breastfeeding, as well as its heartbreaks.  Three of her children are still in elementary school, while their older brother studies film at Hunter College in NYC.  Christine has lived in Tompkins County for over 20 years and is thrilled to be raising her family here. Christine will never get used to how loud her children are, and although she adores them, in her ’free time’ she enjoys silence..

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Resource Links

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Заявление Министерства сельского хозяйства США против дискриминации и правила подачи жалоб о программе WIC

(Май 2022 г.)

В соответствии с федеральным законом о гражданских правах и правилами Министерства сельского хозяйства США (USDA), в данном учреждении запрещена дискриминация по возрасту, расе, цвету кожи, национальному происхождению, полу, сексуальной ориентации, гендерной идентичности и инвалидности. Также запрещено наказание или преследование за предыдущую деятельность по защите гражданских прав.

Информация о программе предоставляется на разных языках. Если ввиду ограниченных возможностей вам нужен альтернативный способ коммуникации (например, крупный шрифт, аудиозапись, текст на шрифте Брайля или американском языке жестов), обратитесь в органы штата, местное учреждение, отвечающее за предоставление программы, или центр TARGET USDA по номеру (202) 720-2600 (звонок и служба ретрансляции) либо свяжитесь с USDA через Федеральную службу ретрансляции: (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online (fillable PDF form), or from any USDA office, or by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation.

Заполненную форму AD-3027 или письмо необходимо отправить в Министерство сельского хозяйства США одним из указанных ниже способов.

  1. По почте:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
  2. По факсу: (833) 256-1665 или (202) 690-7442
  3. По электронной почте:

Это учреждение предоставляет равные возможности для всех.

Остальные жалобы и просьбы о проведении разбирательств направляйте следующим образом:
  1. По почте:
    WIC Program Director
    NYSDOH, Riverview Center
    150 Broadway, 6th Floor
    Albany, NY 12204
  2. По телефону:
    (518) 402-7093, факс: (518) 402-7348
  3. email:

Get a PDF version of this NDS here.

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Quick Links for Participants

Contact Tompkins County WIC

NYS WIC Foods & Formula Page (Main F&F page)

Shopping with eWIC

eWIC FAQ (web page)