Berkshire South WIC at CHP

Healthy-food-download-free-high-quality-wallpaper-for-desktopWIC (Women, Infants & Children) is a nutrition program that provides health and nutrition education, healthy food and other services free of charge to eligible Massachusetts families.

WIC’s goal is to help keep pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women and children under age 5 as healthy as possible. Our staff includes nutritionists and breastfeeding support counselors who are here to provide education and resources for young families.  To apply for WIC at CHP, please visit our office at 442 Stockbridge Rd, Great Barrington or call 413-528-0457.

WIC provides:

  • Assistance with buying healthy foods
  • Tips for eating well to improve health
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Nutrition and health workshops
  • Farmer’s Market checks

WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents (mothers or fathers), working or not working. You can participate in Berkshire South WIC if:

  • You live in Massachusetts
  • You have one or more children child under age 5
  • Or, you are a pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding mother
  • Have a family income that meets WIC guidelines.

For information about WIC activities being offered see the CHP Master Calendar.

Shopping with WIC

Using your WIC food benefits is now faster, easier and more convenient than ever. WIC transactions are made with a benefit card similar to using a debit or credit card.

WIC Shopper

Massachusetts WIC has a mobile app! WIC Shopper allows you to check your benefits, scan barcodes for approved foods, find approved store locations and even download yummy recipes.

Download app here.

 

To find out more about the Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children: Click Here

Berkshire South WIC Staff

Michelle Derr,  Family Services & WIC Director

Email Michelle or call 413-528-0457 ext.1200

Mary Feuer,  WIC Assistant Program Director

Email Mary or call 413-528-0457 ext.1247

Paloma Suarez, Lead Nutritionist & Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC)

Email Paloma or call 413-528-0457 ext.1248

Julia Jarvis, Nutritionist

Email Julia or call 413-528-0457 ext.1285

MaryBeth Merritt, Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC))

Email MaryBeth or call 413-528-0457

Beth Reiter,  Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC)

Email Beth or call 413-528-0457

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