Sidney Site - NEW Location
The Delaware Opportunities WIC Program has a new location for it's Sidney site. Beginning December 27, 2016 the Sidney site will be located at the Sherwood Landing Community Room, 3 Landing Drive. If you have any questions regarding this location change, please call the WIC office at (607) 746-1700.
What is WIC? WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC saves you money on your food budget. WIC gives you or your child food checks every month. WIC foods/infant formula supplement what you buy for your family. WIC shows you how to be healthier and eat more healthy foods. They help you and your family find medical care, and you can learn about other services in your community that might benefit you.
Who may apply? Pregnant women, non-breastfeeding mothers of babies up to six months after the baby is born, breastfeeding mothers up to one year after the baby is born, babies and children under five years old.
How do I apply? Please call 607-746-1700
The Delaware Opportunities Women, Infants and Children Program received the "Gold Loving Support Award of Excellence" from USDA and NYS Department of Health representatives in Albany on Friday, September 25th. The award recognizes local WIC agencies that have provided exemplary breastfeeding promotion and support activities.
Don't know if you are going to breastfeed? Need Breastfeeding Support?
Contact the WIC Office to talk to one of our experienced, friendly Breastfeeding Peer Counselors.
2016 WIC Conference - Niagara Falls!
We would like to thank everyone for coming out to support breastfeeding at our 10th Annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk!
Once again, the Walk was a huge success. It's great to see the support from both the community members and the local businesses. We truely appreciate all of the time and effort that supporters put into the day and hope this support continues throughout the years to come. We could not do it without you!
RETHINK YOUR DRINK!! This is now on display in our main WIC office at Delaware Opportunities. Come see how much sugar is hiding in your everyday drinks! It adds up if you're drinking them daily!! :)
Hours of Availability
WIC staff are available from 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Appointments will be offered on Mondays until 6:45pm, and on Fridays starting at 7:00am. Please call to make an appointment if you need to be seen outside of our normal 8:00-4:00 business hours.
If we are at a scheduled outreach site and you need to call us, please call 607-746-1700 and leave us a message with your name and phone number. We will return your call when we are back from the site.
New Income Guidelines! Effective May 21, 2016
*Self-Employed farm and non-farm families may use NET INCOME
Helpful Websites and Links:
- NY State WIC Acceptable Foods List
- NY State WIC Approved Formulas
- Medical Form for Women
- Medical Form for Infants and Children
- Medical Documentation Form for foods and formula
- Authorization Form/Proxy Form
- WIC Breastfeeding Website
- WIC Participant Handbook
If you receive SNAP (Food Stamps), Public Assistance (TANF) or Medicaid you are automatically income eligible for WIC. If you do not receive any of these services, refer to the income guidelines above.
Andrea Byrne- WIC Director
Andrea Culligan - WIC Nutritionist/Breastfeeding Coordinator
Allison Baldo - WIC Nutrition Educator
Ginny Austin - WIC Clerk
Crystal Kennedy- WIC Nutrition Assistant
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full Nondiscrimination Statement, click here: http://www.health.ny.gov/
You can receive WIC even if you are not a legal resident, not a U.S. citizen, or if you do not have a social security number. Foreign students may also receive WIC while residing in New York State. You may still continue to get Food Stamps (SNAP), Public Assistance (TANF), or Medicaid while on WIC.