ATTENTION: WIC is open for business during the current Federal Government shutdown. Please keep your WIC appointments and use your WIC benefits as usual. Make an appointment now by calling (973) 972-3416. For more information about the shutdown, please call the State WIC office at (609) 292-9560.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

The following benefits are provided to WIC participants:
§  Supplemental nutritious foods
§  Nutrition education and counseling at WIC clinics
§  Screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services
§  Breastfeeding support and  peer counseling services

What to bring with you to WIC

Proof of household income
Proof of identification
Proof of residency (address)
Children’s immunization records

All women, infants and children must be present for every certification and recertification appointment at WIC.


Rutgers WIC Program

Stanley Bergen Building
65 Bergen Street Suite GA-06
Newark, NJ

Monday, Thursday, Friday
8:45am- 5:00pm

7:30am- 5:00pm

*Every 1st Wednesday of the month
3:30pm-6:30 pm

*2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Wednesday of each month
10:15am -6:30pm

Call (973)-972-3416
To make an appointment

*Please note last appointment is taken at 3:30pm

Ivy Hill location
230 Mt. WIC Location
Newark, NJ

Dates & Hours:

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
7:30am-2:15 pm

Call (973) 416- 8826
To make an appointment

Family size                  Annual Income           Weekly income
1                                  $ 22,311                      $ 430
2                                  $ 30,044                      $ 578
4                                  $ 45,510                      $ 876

For each additional family member, add 7,733 to the yearly income

Income Eligibility Guidelines

NJ WIC Nondiscrimination Statement (English)

NJ WIC Nondiscrimination Statement (Spanish)