Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Even if you or your family members are working, it can be hard to make ends meet. The WIC program may be able to help with buying and preparing healthy foods and linking families to health care, community resources, breastfeeding support, and immunizations.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have an infant and/or children up to 5 years of age you may be eligible for the WIC program. Click the button below to see if you might be eligible for the WIC program.

WIC PreScreening Tool

The Kankakee County Health Department WIC program offers both walk-in and appointment options for one-on-one sessions, online modules that can be completed at home, and interactive group classes. 

Call the Kankakee County Health Department at (815) 802-9400 to make a WIC appointment  


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877- 8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by: 1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or 2. fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or 3. email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 5/5/2022