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young-motherWIC Services Offered

  • Nutrition education classes
  • EBT benefits for healthy foods such as milk, cereal and cheese
  • Individualized support for expectant mothers
  • Education for new mothers about caring for themselves and their newborns
  • Advice and support for keeping your child healthy
  • Information about when to immunize your children
  • Breastfeeding instruction and support
  • Health care and social service referrals

For helpful tips, resources, and program eligibility details, visit the
WIC Program Website and the Texas WIC Website

This program has given me a better quality of life.  I am very grateful.

Elizabeth D.
Mother

Proudly Serving Texas Families

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Each month Outreach Health Services offers WIC services to more than 35,000 clients in 59 Texas counties.

Eligible participants include middle to low-income women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum or have an infant and/or children younger than five years of age. Also, fathers, step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children under 5 are welcome to apply for their children. Additional requirements include proof of residency in Texas, household earnings within the WIC Income Guidelines, and proof of identification.  Our services are FREE to participants who meet the qualifications!

Frequently Asked Questions

About WIC Services

Where do I apply for a job?

To apply for a WIC position at Outreach, complete an online application at www.outreachhealth.com or pick up an application at your nearest Outreach WIC office. You can also search for WIC opening at all WIC Texas locations.

Where is the nearest WIC office?

You can find the nearest Outreach WIC office by selecting 'WIC Services' on the Outreach locations page.  You can find all of the WIC locations in Texas on the WIC locations page.

How do I start receiving services?

To start receiving WIC services, call your nearest WIC office to find out if you are eligible to receive WIC and schedule an appointment. You can find the nearest Outreach WIC office by selecting 'WIC Services' on the Outreach locations page.  You can find all of the WIC locations in Texas on the WIC locations page.

How do I renew my WIC card?

You requalify by providing income documentation and participating in a short nutritional assessment.  The assessment consists of :

  • Finger stick (prick) as part of an iron screening
  • Height and weight measurements
  • Discuss health and diet history with a trained staff in a confidential setting

To renew your WIC card, call your nearest WIC office and  schedule an appointment. You can find the nearest Outreach WIC office by selecting 'WIC Services' on the Outreach locations page.  You can find all of the WIC locations in Texas on the WIC locations page.

How do I get my vaccination records?

To get you vaccination records, you need to  contact the WIC location where you received the immunizations.  You can find all of the WIC locations in Texas on the WIC locations page.

How long can I be on WIC?

The length of time you can be on WIC depends on the age of the children for children and if you are pregnant or nursing for adults.

Infants and Children

  • Infants are eligible WIC until their first birthday, then must re-qualify.
  • Children age 5 and under are eligible for WIC.
  • Children must re-qualify for WIC every 12 months.

Pregnant Women and Mothers

  • Pregnant women are eligible for WIC during their pregnancy and six weeks after their delivery.  You must re-qualify to receive WIC services for more then six weeks after delivery.
  • Post-partum women who are not breast feeding are eligible for WIC for six months after their delivery.
  • Post-partum women who are breast feeding are eligible for WIC until the infant's first birthday.
How do I make an appointment?

You make an appointment by calling your nearest WIC location. You can find the nearest Outreach WIC office by selecting 'WIC Services' on the Outreach locations page.  You can find all of the WIC locations in Texas on the WIC locations page.