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Dorchester South/South Boston WIC Program

Click here to find a Dorchester South/South Boston WIC Office

Nutrition Program

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education, healthy foods, breastfeeding support, and other services free of charge for Massachusetts families that qualify. Pregnant women, postpartum women, and children 0-5 years of age can participate in the WIC program.

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 also apply for WIC benefits

Please call a WIC location convenient to you for an appointment! Click here to find a Dorchester South/South Boston WIC Office

We have evening and weekend hours to make it easier to find an appointment time that works for you!

Did you know WIC clients can save on a variety of nutritious food, utility bills, and admission to popular destinations for families? Click here to download a list of sample savings 

Breastfeeding Services

  • 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.
  • WIC offers a Mother-to-Mother breastfeeding program that connects specially trained WIC moms who have breast fed with new moms who need breastfeeding support.
  • WIC offers free monthly breastfeeding classes at Codman Square Health Center. The classes are the first and third Thursday of the month at 5:30 PM-6:30 PM.

Drop-In Groups and Events

Free Drop-In Vietnamese Moms Group

The Mom group offers information and education about parenting and nutrition, breastfeeding support and the chance to connect with other moms.

Every Tuesday, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
DotHouse Health, 1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA.

For more information please call the WIC office at (617) 825-0805.

Free Community Baby Showers

Free and open to the community, all expecting parents are invited!

Meet kind and caring members of Harbor Health’s women’s halth/OB-GYN, family medicine, pediatrics, and WIC teams.  They will offer practical information and answer your questions about pregnancy, labor and delivery, baby care, and more.

Fall 2019 Community Baby Showers (updated 10.4.19)

Monday, October 21 – in English!
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Daniel Driscoll – Neponset Health Center
398 Neponset Avenue, Dorchester
Click here to download the invitation in English

Monday, October 28 – in Vietnamese!
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Daniel Driscoll – Neponset Health Center
398 Neponset Avenue, Dorchester
Tiếng Việt

Eligibility

WIC Income Guidelines

Apply online for the WIC program here!

For more information regarding the Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program visit the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Website. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Click here for our full non-discrimination clause.

Using the WIC Card

Dorchester South/South Boston WIC Offices

Daniel Driscoll – Neponset WIC Office

  • Address: 398 Neponset Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122
  • Hours:
    • Tuesday 9am-7pm
    • Wednesday 9am-5pm
    • Saturday 9am-1pm
  • Phone: 617-265-4380
  • Fax: 617-822-2132

DotHouse Health WIC Office

  • Address: 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122
  • Hours:
    • Tuesday 9am-7pm
    • Wednesday 9am-5pm
    • Thursday 9am-7pm
    • Friday 8am-4pm
    • Saturday 9am-1pm
  • Phone: 617-825-0805
  • Fax: 617-825-1109

Codman Square WIC Office

  • Address: 637 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
  • Hours:
    • Tuesday 9am-7pm
    • Wednesday 8am-4pm
    • Thursday 9am-7pm
    • Friday 8am-4pm
    • Saturday 9am-1pm
  • Phone 617-825-3822
  • Fax 617-822-8780

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