Maternal and Child Health

W.I.C. Nutrition
(309) 794-7070

WIC gives babies and children a healthy start. Income-eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, new mothers, and children up to age 5 who live in Rock Island County gain access to nutritious food, information on healthy eating and breastfeeding, and referrals to health care and other services. WIC program Information

We’re here to help

  • Healthy foods at no cost, including fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables,
    milk, cheese, peanut butter, healthy cereals, beans, eggs, tuna, baby food, infant formula, bread 
  • Breastfeeding support and breast pumps
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • Health and developmental screenings
  • Lead screenings
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • WIC vouchers won’t make SNAP benefits go down
  • Participating vendors throughout Rock Island County

Who can use WIC?

  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or just had a baby
  • Infants and children to age 5
  • Rock Island County residents
  • Have a family income at 185 percent or less of the federal poverty level
  • All kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working, grandparents caring for children, foster parents or other legal guardians of children age 5 and younger

What to bring to your appointment

  • Two recent check stubs
  • Piece of mail received at current address postmarked within the last 30 days
  • Picture identification or voter registration card, blood donor card, library card, work ID card
  • Social Security card (if not on file)
  • New baby’s birth certificate
  • All people receiving benefits
  • WIC Identification Card (yellow booklet)
  • Interpreter (if applicable)

Three locations to serve you
Rock Island County Health Department
2112 25th Ave., Rock Island
Call 309-794-7070 for appointments
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
Monday-Friday walk-in hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Moline Community Health Care
1106 4th Ave., Moline
Call 563-327-207 for appointments
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
Late clinic: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month

(East Moline clinic is temporarily suspended due to pandemic. Please call either the Moline or Rock Island clinics for services.)
East Moline Community Health Care

Mondays only
1106 4th Ave., East Moline
Call 563-327-2074 for appointments
or 309-737-0923 on Mondays only
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other helpful information
More information about WIC

How to apply for SNAP benefits

Tips for raising healthy kids

Preventing childhood lead poisoning

Medically prescribed formula

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.