About WIC


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a nutrition program that helps eligible pregnant women, new mothers, babies, and young children eat well, learn about nutrition, and stay healthy.


WIC provides nutrition education and counseling, nutritious foods, and referrals to health and other social services.

  • Nutrition Education: WIC offers tips and advice to help keep you and your family healthy.
  • Information: You will learn about health care, immunizations, and other community resources.
  • WIC Foods: Participants will receive a WIC card to shop for healthy foods for each participant.
  • Peer Breastfeeding Support Program: WIC offers the services of trained peer counselors for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Questions & More Information

  • To learn more about WIC, visit the Minnesota Department of Health website.
  • Am I Eligible for WIC?
  • Feel free to call us at 507-377-5289 to ask any questions or make an appointment.
  • Parking:
    • We are located in the Freeborn County Government Center, 411 S. Broadway, Albert Lea.
    • Parking is available in the northeast parking lot behind the historic building of the Government Center. Enter door labeled Government Center.