Important Information


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

Eligibility Guidelines and Referral Information

  • Health Screening Medical Referrals
  • Immunizations Classes
  • Nutritional Assessments Breastfeeding Help
  • A Package of Nutrients Designed to Promote Best Growth

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) estimates that there are over 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 DCH WIC.

Referral Options:

  • Call DCH WIC Referral Hotline: 361-694-4200
  • E-mail DCH WIC at:
  • Fax a referral to DCH WIC at 361-851-6868
  • Refer to another WIC program in the area
  • Breastfeeding hotline: 361-537-0084

Click here to find a WIC location or call Driscoll Children's Hospital WIC Program to find a clinic near you:
  • Corpus Christi 694-6767
  • Robstown 767-7777 or
  • Annaville/Callalen area 242-2458

Evening and week-end appointments available.
This Institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Family Size
Each additional family member

Contact Information

Driscoll Children's Hospital WIC Corpus Christi
Driscoll Health Center
3455 S. Alameda Street

Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Phone: (361) 694-6767
Fax: (361) 851-6868

For TTY Deaf Messaging Connect to TTY Interpretation by dialing
(800) 735-2989

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