WIC

WIC Provides:

  • Client centered nutrition education stressing physical activity and obesity prevention
  • Breastfeeding promotion, education, support and breast pumps
  • Nutritious foods high in protein, iron, calcium and vitamins critical for proper growth
  • Revised food package including fruits, vegetable, whole grains and more
  • Referrals to healthcare and social services
  • A package of nutrients designed to promote best growth

Eligibility Guidelines and Referral Information

  • Health screening medical referrals
  • Immunizations classes
  • Nutritional assessments breastfeeding help

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) estimates that there are more than 5,000 Nueces County residents who are eligible for, but not receiving, WIC services. If you live in Nueces County and are pregnant, a new mother or a child younger than 5 years of age, please consider a referral to Driscoll WIC.

Services

  • Health screenings
  • Medical referrals
  • Classes
  • Nutritional assessments
  • Breastfeeding help
  • A package of nutrients designed to promote best growth

Income Guidelines

Family Size

Weekly

Monthly

Annual

1
$419
$1,815
$21,775
2
$567
$2,456
$29,471
3
$715
$3,098
$37,167
4
$863
$3,739
$44,863
5
$1,011
$4,380
$52,559
6
$1,159
$5,022
$60,255
Each additional family member
Approx. +$148
Approx. +$642
Approx. +$7,696

Revised 6/1/15

WIC Locations

Driscoll Children’s Hospital WIC Program operates one full-time clinic, six part-time clinics and several mobile clinic sites located throughout Nueces County. Hours of operation are reviewed semi-annually and adjusted as indicated by appointment trends. To help meet the needs of students and working families, 20 percent of Driscoll’s WIC’s scheduled hours are offered after 5 p.m. and on weekends.

Click here to find a WIC location or call Driscoll Children’s Hospital WIC Program to find a clinic near you:

  • Corpus Christi – (361) 694-6767
  • Robstown – (361) 767-7777
  • Annaville/Callalen area – (361) 242-2458

Referral Options

  • Call the Driscoll WIC Referral Hotline: (361) 694-4200
  • Email Driscoll WIC at DCHWIC.referrals@dchstx.org
  • Fax a referral to Driscoll WIC at (361) 851-6868
  • Refer to another WIC program in the area
  • Breastfeeding hotline: (361) 537-0084

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WIC Locations

Contact Information


4141 S. Staples St., Ste. 403
Phone: (361) 694-6767
Fax: (361) 851-6868

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