Health and Nutrition



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.



Phone: 607-746-1700

Fax: 607-746-1619


WIC Staff:

Andrea Byrne- WIC Director;

Andrea Culligan - WIC Nutritionist/Breastfeeding Coordinator;

Allison Baldo - WIC Nutritionist;

Ginny Austin - WIC Clerk;

Ashlee Gransbury - WIC Clerk;

Mary Small - WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor;

Courtney Covell - WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor;


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  For the full Nondiscrimination Statement, click here:

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.



Effective immediately, all Delaware Opportunities WIC Outreach locations are cancelled until further notice. The WIC office in Hamden remains open, by appointment only. If you have an upcoming appointment, at any of the WIC site locations, WIC staff will contact you, prior to your appointment date. Please call the office if your phone number has changed: 607-746-1700.

Community Food & Nutrition

Food Stamp Advocacy

The Nutrition Advocate helps people apply for Food Stamps, WIC and other nutrition assistance programs through application assistance and advocacy.

Tammy Clark, Nutrition Advocate

(607) 746-1670

Monthly Food Distributions

Food donated by the Regional Food Bank of Northeast NY is distributed to Delaware County residents. Distribution is at our Hamden office one day per month April- October.  Dates for distributions can be found on the Delaware Opportunities calendar.

Senior Dining


Rick Angerer, Project Director;
Pattie Warfield, Project Assistant;

(607) 746-1710

Provides a hot, nutritious noon time meal to senior citizens in six dining centers in Delaware County.  Home delivered meals are available to seniors unable to get to the dining centers.  Transportation is also provided to the dining centers, shopping assistance, information and referral services, and recreational activities.

Dining centers and their phone numbers are as follows: