Prevent, Promote, and Protect your Health with the Lake County General Health District
(440) 350-2543
5966 Heisley Rd
Mentor, Ohio 44060

WIC

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.
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WIC Eligibility Guidelines Effective 7/1/2016 (Based on Gross Earnings)
Women are eligible as soon as a pregnancy is confirmed.  The Economic Unit is determined by household size, including an unborn infant.

Economic Unit/
Household Size
Annual Monthly Twice Monthly Biweekly Weekly
1 $21,978 $1,832 $ 916 $846 $423
2 $29,637 $2,470 $1,235 $1,140 $570
3 $37,296 $3,108 $1,554 $1,435 $718
4 $44,955 $3,747 $1,874 $1,730 $865
5 $52,614 $4,385 $2,193 $2,024 $1,012
6 $60,273 $5,023 $2,512 $2,319 $1,160


Lake County WIC Locations: 

WIC Central is located in the Lake County General Health District
1 Victoria Square, Suite 285
Painesville, Ohio 44077
(440) 350-2552

WIC East is located in the lower level of the Stratton Place, The Village of Madison
33 East Main St.
Madison, Ohio 44057
(440)428-2003

WIC West is located in Willoughby across from the West YMCA
37111 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, Ohio 44094
(440) 269-8790

Lake County WIC supports breastfeeding
The Breastfeeding Peer Program provides support to expectant mothers who are considering breastfeeding and to mothers who have chosen to breastfeed.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter 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;
(2)        fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3)        email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.