SPCC WIC Program
The SPCC WIC Program provides eligible families with a variety of nutritious foods, client-centered nutrition education and breastfeeding support along with referrals to community resources to promote and enhance good health.
- Nutrition education and counseling to eligible families in Eastern Monroe, Wayne, Yates, Seneca and Ontario Counties
- Breastfeeding support provided by trained Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, available 24 hours a day.
- Participants receive vouchers for healthy foods such as milk, cheese, eggs, whole grain bread/pasta/tortillas, cereal, peanut butter, dried or canned beans/peas, baby foods, fruits, vegetables and more. WIC also provides infant formula for those babies who are not breastfed.
- During the summer, families enrolled in WIC are eligible to receive $24 worth of Farmer’s Market Checks.
- These checks may be used to purchase locally grown produce at participating farmers’ markets.
- WIC serves 5,000 women, infants, and children each month
MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY
To find out more about WIC, if you are eligible, and how to apply please use the links below or call (585) 394-9240.
For the convenience of our program participants, WIC clinic sites throughout our 5 County region are held in churches and other community settings on specific days each month. Please call the main office at 585-394-9240 for specific dates and an appointment.
Perinton Community Church
636 High Street Extension
Fairport NY 14450
24 Park Place
Geneva, NY 14456
First Presbyterian Church
211 Main Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Myers Medical Office Building
6600 Middle Road
Sodus, NY 14551
Faith Methodist Church
12223 Oswego St.
Wolcott, NY 14590
Canandaigua WIC Office
79 S. Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Tel: (585) 394-9240
Fax: (585) 394-9285
Newark WIC Office
513 W. Union Street
Newark, NY 14513
Fax: (315) 573-7158
Program Success Stories
Christa and her husband recently celebrated 10 years of marriage. For 7 of those 10 years, her husband was in school. As they fought through challenging times to keep their heads above water in a struggling economy, they were blessed with 4 children – now ranging from 9 months to 7 years of age. The family decided to take advantage of SPCC’s Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program to help supplement their modest income and meet their growing needs…
HOW TO REFER
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
- Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
- Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
For other complaints contact:
- Mail: WIC Program Director
NYSDOH, Riverview Center
Room 650, 150 Broadway, Albany, NY 12204; or
- Phone: The Growing up Healthy Hotline at 1-800-522-5006; or
- Email: NYSWIC@HEALTH.NY.GOV