Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Increase In Florida WIC Benefits

LABELLE, FL. -- The Florida Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is continuing the temporary increase to WIC’s Cash Value Benefit (CVB) of fruit and vegetable purchases for women and children. The approved benefit dollar amounts are as follows: $24 for children age 1-4 years, $43 for pregnant and postpartum women, and $47 for fully and partially breastfeeding women per month.

The Florida WIC food package includes fresh, frozen, or canned fruits and vegetables up to the
dollar amount on the WIC EBT card per participant in the family. For example, a pregnant
woman with a 3-year-old child will have a total of $67 CVB on their WIC EBT card per month.
WIC includes frozen or canned fruits and vegetables with no added sugar, syrup, artificial
sweeteners, fat, or oil. Organic fruits and vegetables are allowed.

The WIC program provides nutrition education, nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, and
a variety of nutritious foods for eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding and post-partum women,
infants, and children up to age five who meet eligibility guidelines. See further details at Call for an appointment to apply for WIC today.

You may contact the WIC offices at the Health Departments in Hendry and Glades Counites: LaBelle WIC Office 1140 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, FL 33935. Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (863) 674-4078; the Clewiston WIC office, 1100 South Olympia Street, Clewiston, FL 33440 Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (863) 983-1494; and the Moore Haven WIC office, 1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471, every 2nd and 4th Tuesday (monthly) from 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. (863) 983-1494.

For breastfeeding assistance, you may leave a message on the WIC breastfeeding hotline with
your contact information and a brief message at (863) 633-9401.

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