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Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC)

16618 243rd Ave
P.O. Box 590 Eagle Butte, SD 57625

Office Phone: (605) 964-3947 / 3948
Cell Phone: (605) 218-0118
Office Fax: (605) 964-3949


Joleen StraighHead, WIC Director

Zena Dupris, Vendor Coordinator
Naomi Kasto, Client Specialist 
Ashley Red Elk, Certification Assistant/BFPCC 
Cori Cook, Certification Assistant/NE 
Brittany Olson, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Traci Bagola, WIC Outreach/Admin Assistant 
John Finn, Nutritionist Consultant 
Francine Hawk Eagle, Office Manager/Record Keeper

Mission Statement: 
"Building healthy nations for the future."

WIC Program
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, commonly known as the WIC program, serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children younger than 5 who are at nutrition risk. WIC provides supplemental food, nutrition education, and referrals to health care and other social services to low-income, nutritionally at-risk women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. 

Who can participate in the WIC Program? 
WIC is for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. 

Income Eligible: Applicants must have income at or below 185 percent of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines, or be enrolled in TANF, SNAP, or Medicaid to qualify as adjunctively eligible. 

Nutrition Risk: Applicants are screened for 1) Medically-based risks such as anemia, underweight, smoking, maternal age, history of pregnancy complications, or poor pregnancy outcomes and 2) diet-based risks such as not consuming the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommended amount of protein or iron in their diet. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 


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