News Release

4/26/00

WIC Offers Walk-In Registrations in May, June, July and August 2000

The Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) announces walk-in registrations at various WIC locations from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on selected Saturdays during May, June, July and August 2000 for the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC).

 

WIC is a nutrition education and food supplement program designed to provide nutrition counseling, immunizations, breastfeeding education and support, referrals to other programs and vouchers for healthy foods which are high in vitamins and minerals. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements based on monthly income.

 

You may be eligible for WIC even if you are working. WIC is also a supplemental food program for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five. Single fathers, grandparents and foster parents may be eligible for WIC services for their children.

 

To speed up the registration process, applicants should bring: all children from birth to five years old, identification, proof of address and income, and shot records for all children under age five.

 

For more information about WIC registration call 7949090 or 1-800-942-3678.

 

Standards for participation in WIC are the same for everyone regardless of sex, age, handicap, race, creed, national origin or political beliefs.


WIC Certification sites (without an appointment) for May-August 2000These WIC sites will be open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

May 6 Southwest WIC Center 6121 Hillcroft Suite E Houston TX 77081

May 6 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

May 8 Denver Harbor WIC Center 619 Port Houston TX 77020

May 13 Northside WIC Center 8505 Schuller Houston TX 77093

May 13 Northeast WIC Center 9421 Mesa Dr Houston TX 77028

May 13 Sunnyside Multi-Service Center 4605 Wilmington #178 Houston TX 77051

May 13 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

May 20 La Nueva Casa WIC Center 1809 North Main Street Houston TX 77009

May 20 West End Multi-Service Center 170 Heights Blvd. #138 Houston TX 77007

May 20 Ripley House WIC 4401 Lovejoy Houston TX 77003

May 27 Southwest WIC Center 6121 Hillcroft Suite E Houston TX 77081

June 3 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

June 3 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

June 10 Southwest WIC Center 6121 Hillcroft Suite E Houston TX 77081

June 10 Northside WIC Center 8505 Schuller Houston TX 77093

June 10 Northeast WIC Center 9421 Mesa Dr Houston TX 77028

June 10 Sunnyside Multi-Service Center 4605 Wilmington #178 Houston TX 77051

June 17 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

June 24 Southwest WIC Center 6121 Hillcroft Suite E Houston TX 77081

June 24 La Nueva Casa WIC Center 1809 North Main Street Houston TX 77009

June 24 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

July 8 Northeast WIC Center 9421 Mesa Dr Houston TX 77028

July 8 Sunnyside Multi-Service Center 4605 Wilmington #178 Houston TX 77051

July 8 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

July 8 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

July 15 Southwest WIC Center 6121 Hillcroft Suite E Houston TX 77081

July 22 La Nueva Casa WIC Center 1809 North Main Street Houston TX 77009

July 22 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

July 29 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

July 29 Northside WIC Center 8505 Schuller Houston TX 77093

July 29 Braesner WIC Center 8632 South Braeswood Houston TX 77035

August 5 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

August 12 Southwest WIC Center 6121 Hillcroft Suite E Houston TX 77081

August 12 Northside WIC Center 8505 Schuller Houston TX 77093

August 12 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

August 19 Alief WIC Center 6787 Wilcrest Dr. Suite A Houston TX 77072

August 26 La Nueva Casa WIC Center 1809 North Main Street Houston TX 77009

August 26 Northeast WIC Center 9421 Mesa Dr Houston TX 77028

August 26 Magnolia Multi-Service Center 7037 Capitol #201 Houston TX 77011

August 26 Braesner WIC Center 8632 South Braeswood Houston TX 77035

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