WIC & Nutrition Services

WIC Location_9292023

The goal of the WIC program is to help pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and younger children achieve better health and nutrition.

WIC provides:

  • Nutrition Information
  • Nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables, whole wheat/whole grain foods, milk, eggs, juice, cereal, canned or dried beans and peas, peanut butter, and infant formula.
  • Breastfeeding information and support services.
  • Breast pumps are available to eligible clients.
  • Health screening and information about other community services.
  • Fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs are provided in summer through Farmer's Market Nutrition Program.

For more information about WIC Services, call 715-345-5350 option 6. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. To view the non-discrimination statement for WIC click here.

Cost of Services

  • WIC services are free of charge to eligible families. Visit the WIC PreScreening Tool Website.
  • Breastfeeding support is free to WIC-eligible families.

WIC Clinic Hours

  • Mondays
    8 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesdays
    9 am to 5:30 pm
  • Thursdays
    8 am to 4:30 pm

WIC Office Hours

  • Wednesdays
    8 am to 4:30 pm

How to Apply

Your EWIC Card

Getting Started

Follow the Portage County WIC & Nutrition Services Facebook page for more nutrition and healthy lifestyle information.


Go Online:
Log on to www.ebtedge.com and enter your 16-digit card number

Or Call:
The automated phone line at 1-877-231-3452

Select Your PIN

You must select a 4-digit PIN for your card
Choose a 4-digit number that is easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess.

Food Benefit Availability

  • Contact your WIC office if you forget your PIN
  • Your PIN will be locked if the wrong PIN was entered 4 times in a row. It will be locked at least until midnight.

Food Benefit Availability

Checking your Balance

Look at the remaining food balance printed on your last WIC shopping receipt. Be sure to save your receipt after each shopping trip. OR

  • Call eWIC automated phone line at 877-231-3452
  • Check your food balance on the eWIC Website
  • Ask a cashier or go to the customer service desk at the store where you shop
  • Your WIC Office can print a benefit balance for you

Card Replacement

Contact your WIC office if your card is lost, stolen, or damaged.

Approved Food List

Shopping With Your eWIC Card

  • Read more about shopping with eWIC
  • Watch a webinar (please note you must use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to view this video)

Wisconsin MyWIC App

Look for the Wisconsin MyWIC App in the Apple Store or Google Play Store. It is free to download. With the app you can:

  • Search WIC Foods
  • View Benefit balances
  • Find stores
  • View WIC messages