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WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program that provides healthy food, breastfeeding support, and nutrition education to low-income families.

WIC Serves:

  • Women who are pregnant or have been pregnant in the last 12 months – including any pregnancy loss.
  • Infants and children up to 5 years old – this includes mom, dads, stepparents, grandparents, foster parents, or any guardian of a child under 5 years old.

If you have questions specifically regarding the WIC program, please email us at WIC@gallatin.mt.gov.

We are a small staff of just 7 people and serve nearly 800 participants in Gallatin County! We would LOVE your help. If you are interested in volunteering with Gallatin WIC, please contact us at 406-582-3115 or WIC@gallatin.mt.gov.

  • General office help: create enrollment, nutrition, education, and breastfeeding education folders, organize nutrition handouts, inventory/supply list, organize books for families, clean breast pumps, clean office toys, interior design uplift – new wall hangings/pictures.
  • LatinX Support Circle – bilingual English/Spanish translators
  • WIC Shopping Improvement Experts: teach WIC families what they can buy with WIC, English speakers, bilingual English/Spanish
  • Pregnant woman
  • Breastfeeding woman with an infant under 12 months of age
  • Non-breastfeeding woman up to 6 months of postpartum
  • Infant under 12 months of age
  • Child 1 to 5 years of age
  • Individuals with children participating in Medicaid, TANF, and free or reduced-price school lunch
  • Note: Fathers, custodial grandparents, foster parents or other guardians may apply for WIC for their children.

Learn more specifics on eligibility requirements.

  • Women and children who have Medicaid, HMK Plus, SNAP, or TANF are income eligible.
  • If you don’t have those programs, you may still qualify for WIC!

WIC is offering both in-person and remote (phone) appointments.

Your appointment will be in-person

  • If this is your first appointment with WIC. Please bring the following to your appointment:
    • Identification for all participants (Birth Certificate, Driver’s License, Social Security Card or Medicaid Card)
    • Proof of residence
    • Proof of income for all members of the household
  • If you recently had a baby

Growth and iron checks are now required for the initial and renewal appointments.

Labs from your healthcare provider may be utilized, if available.

Bozeman WIC
Gallatin City-County Health Department
215 W Mendenhall St.
Bozeman, MT 59718
The WIC door is on the north side of the building.

Belgrade WIC*
201 W Madison Ave
Building 2
Belgrade, MT 59714
*by appointment only

Montana State University WIC*
Student Union Building
Off-Campus Student Life Office
Room 268
*by appointment only

West Yellowstone WIC
We do offer services in West Yellowstone.
Contact us for details:
406.582.3115
WIC@gallatin.mt.gov

Additional Resources:

Tips for Eating Healthy

Make a Weekly Meal Plan

Download this fillable weekly meal plan from myplate.gov to start off with healthy choices!

A heart-healthy meal is a great way to say, “I love you!” MyPlate includes lean proteins for heart health. You can find more resources for fruits and vegetables, whole grains, protein, and dairy from Healthy Eating with MyPlate. The resources are primarily from SNAP-Ed organizations. Click here to see recipes.

Nutritious snacks can be a great way to give children the nutrients and energy they need to grow, learn, and play. Check out the “Dried Fruit and Cereal Snack Mix” and “Chicken and Cheese Snack Cup With Grapes” recipes, with portions for children ages 3-5 and 6-18, in the Institute of Child Nutrition’s Child Nutrition Recipe Box.

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FOR GENERAL QUESTIONS

Please contact us at:
406.582.3100 or HS@gallatin.mt.gov

Si hablas española, envíanos un correo electrónico aquí. hola@gallatin.mt.gov

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