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WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

  •  800-342-3556



    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 1305 

    Tavares, FL 32778 


To make a WIC appointment please call the main WIC phone number located in the "Contact Us" block. 

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children.

WIC provides the following at no cost:

  • healthy foods

  • nutrition education and counseling

  • breastfeeding support

  • referrals for health


To be income-eligible for WIC

You must have a total household income equal to or less than the amounts shown in the WIC Income Guidelines OR you are income-eligible if you are currently receiving Medicaid, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), or Food Assistance. However, you do not have to be on a public assistance program to qualify for WIC.

WIC Income Guidelines


How to apply

To apply for WIC please call the main WIC phone number located in the "Contact Us" block. 

The WIC office will give you a date and time for a WIC certification visit. At this visit, the household income and the medical/nutrition status of each applicant will be reviewed. On that day, you will find out if you and your children are eligible for WIC.

What to bring to the WIC Certification visit


WIC Locations in Sumter County



415 East Noble Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM


104 Rutland Avenue, Wildwood, FL 34785

Office hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 8 AM to 5 PM


Additional Resources

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If you have difficulty understanding English or have a disability, free language assistance or other aids and services are available upon request.

If you suspect someone is misusing or abusing WIC program benefits, please call Toll-Free 1-855-283-5135.