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Thank you for visiting the new WIC Website for the Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. of Northeastern Oklahoma and surrounding counties. We hope that you find our site helpful. Please take some time to look around, since we have re-structured the site for great use and ease of navigation. Please feel free to contact us with your feed back, we would love to hear it.

What is the WIC Program?

Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. WIC is a supplemental food and nutritional program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. of Northeastern Oklahoma. You DO NOT have to be Native American to receive Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. WIC benefits.

WIC’s Mission: To safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.

WIC provides food, one-on-one nutritional counseling and access to health services to low-income women, infants and children. WIC is funded through federal grant money, distributed to 10,000 clinics nationwide, allowing these agencies to serve an average of 9 million Americans a month. WIC was established in 1972 as a pilot program and made permanent in 1974. The WIC program is primarily a nutritional program, and is effective in improving the health of pregnant women, new mothers and their infants.

WIC Serves:

• Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or up to six months postpartum

• Infants up to one year of age

• Children until their fifth birthday

WIC Has Been Show To:

        •   Improve birth outcomes
        •   Lower health care costs
        •   Improve diet-related outcomes
        •   Improve infant feeding practices
        •   Improve immunization rates
        •   Improve cognitive development
        •   Improve preconceptional nutritional status

If you misuse the WIC Program, you may be prosecuted by Federal or State law. You may also be removed from the program. (Misuse includes buying food not listed on the ITC WIC approved food list, trading, selling or giving away WIC foods.)

In accordance with Federal Law and Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race,
color, national orgin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination,
write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410
or call toll-free (866) 632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing imparired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the
Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

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