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Food Assistance: WIC Program

By Cambridge Health Alliance

We provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.

Image of Cambridge/Somerville WIC Program on Windsor Street program
This is an ongoing program.

Please call and leave a message with your name, your phone number, and your question and we will return your call as soon as possible.

In the meantime, you can also check your eligibility status here: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/check-eligibility-for-wic

Ages Young Adult to Senior Adult.

This program is for mothers or soon-to-be mothers with children ages Prenatal - 5 years old.

Must meet income guidelines. Families receiving SNAP, TAFDC benefits, are on certain MassHealth Plans or the child is a foster child are all automatically income eligible. Families that don't meet this criteria must provide proof of income. Call the office at (617) 665-3750 for more information

Contact

WIC Program
(617) 665-3750
Massachusetts WIC Program Hotline
Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM
800-942-1007

Or try us at 617.575.5330

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Applicants must bring the following to their appontment:
1) proof of income or proof that you recive SNAP, TAFDC benefits, are on certain MassHealth plans (such as MassHealth standard) or applying for a foster child
2) Proof of identification
3) proof of residency- can be a bill which has your name and address

Free!

We provide benefits to you for no cost! Please reference this website to learn if you are eligible for WIC program benefits: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/check-eligibility-for-wic

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The program serves people at their homes or wherever it is needed or online.

All appointments are happening over the telephone.

Translation services available - Contact the organization for more details. Wheelchair accessible

Additional information

We are currently completing applications over the phone during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you already have an appointment scheduled, we will call you on the day of your appointment. For all other questions, you should call the site phone number, leave their name and phone number and we will return their call as soon as we can.