Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

Women, Infants and Children ProgramWomen, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides health education, healthy foods as well as referrals to other agencies. Pregnant women, postpartum women and children 0-5 years of age can participate in the WIC program (must be a Massachusetts family to qualify).

WIC is for all kinds of families: Married and single parents, working or the unemployed. Fathers, mothers, grandparents, foster parents or other legal guardians of a child under 5 can apply for WIC benefits. Please refer participants to one of our offices or ask them to call so we can screen for eligibility over the phone and schedule an appointment.

Breastfeeding Warmline: Please call us at (617) 533-2243 with your breastfeeding questions or concerns. A breastfeeding peer counselor will contact you within 24 hours.

Free Drop-In Mom‘s Group: The Mom group offers information and education about parenting and nutrition, breastfeeding support and the chance to connect with other moms. Every Friday 11:00 AM-12:30 PM at the WIC room, the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center, 1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA. For more information please call the WIC office at (617) 825-0805.

Hours Of Operation/Sites:

Codman Square Health Center

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
8:00 AM — 4:00 PM
9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
8:00 AM — 4:00 PM
9:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Codman Square Health Center
450 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
Phone: (617) 825-3822
Fax: (617) 436-4093

Dorchester House-Fields Corner

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
9:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Dorchester House Multi–Service Center
1353 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Phone: (617) 825-0805
Fax: (617) 825-1109

Neponset Health Center

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Saturday
9:00 AM — 12:30 PM
9:00 AM — 7:00 PM
9:00 AM — 12:30 PM
9:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Neponset Health Center
398 Neponset Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Phone: (617) 265-4380
Fax: (617)825-1109

For more information regarding the Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program visit the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Website.