Women, Infants and Children

Address: 
225 Front Street 
Binghamton, NY 13905

Telephone: 607-778-2881 
Fax: 607-778-3935 

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is committed to providing health assessments, breastfeeding support, nutrition education and counseling, as well as referrals and vouchers for healthy foods to pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five.

 

 For more information on eligibility, approved foods and applying for WIC please click the WIC strong link below.

 

Clinic Sites & Schedule

Click here for the Broome County WIC schedule and locations

Binghamton

Broome County Health Dept., 225 Front St., Binghamton, NY 13905

    • Monday through Friday and the 4th Saturday of each month

Endicott

Central United Methodist Church, 17 Nanticoke Ave., Endicott, NY 13760

    • First Tuesday and Third Monday of each month

Johnson City

Sarah Jane Johnson Methodist Church, 308 Main St., Johnson City, NY 13790

    • Second Thursday of each month

Whitney Point

St. Patrick's Church, 51 Keibel Rd., Whitney Point, NY 13862

    • First Thursday of each month

Do you qualify for WIC?

WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Effective 5/19/2017)  

Household Size
Gross Annual Income
Gross Monthly Income
Gross Weekly Income
1
$22,311
$1,860
$430
2
$30,044
$2,504
$578
3
$37,777
$3,149
$727
4
$45,510
$3,793
$876
5
$53,243
$4,437
$1,024
6
$60,976
$5,082
$1,173
7
$68,709
$5,726
$1,322
8
$76,442
$6,371
$1,471
Each additional
member add:
+ $7,733
+ $645
+ $149

Visit the NYS Department of Health WIC information site. This site contains income eligibility requirements and medical referral forms as well as information regarding updates to the WIC program and available benefits.    


How do I apply for WIC?

Call us at (607) 778-2881 to schedule an appointment.


What do I need to bring to my WIC appointment?

NYS WIC requires all participants applying and/or receiving benefits to provide the following information: proof of identity, proof of residency, and proof of income. You can find specific examples of what is accepted from each category here.


What if I can't make my WIC appointment?

Please call us at (607) 778-2881 to reschedule. 
NYS WIC also allows you to designate a person as a cartaker or proxy to attend your WIC appointment and redeem your checks at the grocery store.

Authorization Form (Available in other languages here).


What if I move?

Please contact our office prior to moving to obtain a Verification of Certification (VOC) Card.  If you have already moved and you did not obtain a VOC Card, please download this form (Verification of Certification (VOC) Request Form) to request a transfer to another WIC Program.


Information for Health Care Providers:


Additional Resources:

  • WIC Acceptable Foods Card (Available in other languages here) - This card lists the foods and brands you are allowed to purchase with your WIC food checks. It also lists items you are NOT allowed to purchase with your WIC food checks.
  • WIC Participant Handbook (Available in other languages here) - This booklet explains the services we provide, how to use your checks and your rights and responsibilities as a WIC participant.
  • Breastfeeding Partners - Our resource for breastfeeding information and support.

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