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Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

Contact Information

Department of Health in Lee CountyStarting on March 20, Willow will also answer incoming calls to the WIC State office (1-800-342-3556).


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    WIC is a program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding an infant, women who have just had a baby, and caregivers to infants and children up to 5 years of age. The WIC program provides free healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care and community services of eligible families.  


    Who can receive WIC benefits? 

    • Women who are pregnant, recently postpartum, or breastfeeding.
    • Children up to age 5. 

    We welcome migrant families, military families, fathers, foster parents, and legal guardians with eligible children.

    Our WIC income guidelines will help determine if you are eligible for WIC.  

     How can I qualify? 

    • Legal residence/citizenship is NOT required.
    • Must live in Florida.
    • Must be income eligible. View WIC income guidelines.

     How do I apply? 

    Call 239-344-2000 to schedule a WIC appointment at one of the three locations in Lee County:


    Lehigh WIC: 239-344-2000
    7:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    5220 Lee Blvd., Unit 8, Lehigh Acres, FL 33971 
    Michigan WIC: 239-344-2000
    7:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    3920 Michigan Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916 
    Pondella WIC: 239-344-2000
    7:15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    83 Pondella Road, North Fort Myers, FL 33903


    • Bring all necessary information to determine eligibility to your appointment.
    • Bring the child, infant, or woman who is applying for in-person appointments so we can measure height/length, weight, and hemoglobin levels. You can also bring measurements from your health care provider to make your appointment go faster. The measurements must be within 60 days from your appointments.
    • If eligible by income, you will see a nutrition professional and be enrolled. 

    You will receive an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card for specific nutritious foods to use at retail stores. The card can be used as soon as it’s received. 

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

     WIC provides: 

    • Nutrition education and counseling.
    • Supplemental foods such as:
      • milk
      • cheese
      • eggs
      • cereal
      • whole grains
      • fruits and vegetables
      • juice
      • peanut butter
      • beans
      • and baby foods
    • For moms who choose not to breastfeed, WIC provides regular contract infant formulas. By having a contract with one infant formula company, WIC is able to serve more babies.
    • Breastfeeding support by peer counselors and a lactation consultant.
    • Manual breast pumps, if needed.
    • Electric breast pumps for loan, if needed.
    • Referrals for health care services.

     This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

     Additional WIC Program Information: 

    WIC Program Information 

    WIC Eligibility Information 

    What to bring to WIC Certification Visit 

    Other Family Assistance Programs 

    USDA WIC Nondiscrimination Statement