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Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Marion County WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, or WIC, is a federally funded nutrition program for women, infants, and A family with a baby. The mother holds the baby in the middle and the father kisses the baby's cheek.children under 5. WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for immunizations, health care and community services.

The Florida WIC Mobile App will give WIC participants the opportunity to view upcoming appointments, view food benefits that have been issued to them in the clinic, scan UPCs while shopping at the store to see if the UPC is a WIC Approved item or not, and provide information on locations of WIC Stores and WIC Clinics across the State of Florida.

For additional information on appointment verification, prescreening, scheduling, or frequently asked questions, call 1-800-342-3556.

How do I apply for WIC?

To apply for WIC, call the Marion County WIC office at 352-622-1161. We will set up an initial appointment to see if you are eligible for WIC. At this visit, your household income and the medical and nutrition status of each applicant will be reviewed.

WIC Eligibility

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, or Food Assistance. However, you do not have to be on a public assistance program to qualify for WIC. Visit the WIC Eligibility Information page for details.

Locations and hours

Marion County WIC provides services at three locations:

Ocala: 1801 SE 32nd Ave.
Phone: 352-622-1161
Open Monday through Friday 7:15 a.m.–4 p.m.

Reddick: 4500 NW 152nd Ave.
Phone: 352-878-3001
Open on Tuesday from 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Belleview: 7055 SE 110th St. Road
Phone: 352-347-1302
Open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.


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