Healthy People, Healthy Monroe County

Monroe County Health Department

Eat Healthy

Monroe County WIC Program

The goal of the WIC program is to support and educate pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and young children in achieving optimal health and nutrition!
Check us out on Facebook to see great recipes, updates on events, list of local venders, nutrition education options/dates and more.

Read and/or download the WIC Rights and Responsibilities below:
WIC Rights and Responsibilities – English
WIC Rights and Responsibilities – Spanish

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Please find the full non-discrimination statement here.

What Does WIC Provide?

*Nutritious foods such as milk, eggs, cereal, fruits, vegetables, whole wheat/whole grain foods, juice, canned or dried beans and peas, peanut butter…
(View WIC Shopping Guide for a full list of foods)
*Breastfeeding education and support
*Individualized Nutrition Education for eating healthy during pregnancy
*Individualized Nutrition Education for your infant and toddlers
*Individualized Nutrition Education and Fit Families program for preschoolers
*Referrals to community programs

Download the Monroe County Resource Guide below:
English
Spanish

How do I apply for WIC or see if I’m eligible?

 CALL 608-269-8671 to complete the screening process by phone
OR
TEXT us at 608-352-8293 and we will send you an interactive link to complete an application on your phone or computer.
WIC Staff will contact you to follow up after you submit it.
OR
DOWNLOAD the application below; complete; and e-mail to monroecounty.wic@co.monroe.wi.us
WIC Staff will contact you to follow up after receiving the form.

WIC Prescreen App – English
WIC Prescreen App – Spanish

Where is WIC Located?

315 West Oak Street; Suite B
Sparta, WI 54656
Check out our location on google maps

Farmers’ Market Locations

SPARTA

100 Block of North Water Street
Mueller Square Downtown Sparta
Third week of May to third week of October
Saturdays 8 am – noon; Wednesdays 3 pm – 6 pm

Email: spartawifarmersmarket@gmail.com
Facebook: Sparta Wisconsin Farmers’ Market

TOMAH

1300 Superior Avenue
Gilett Park
May through October
Wednesdays 11 am-6 pm; Saturdays 6 am-1 pm

Phone:  608-372-2166
Email:  info@tomahwisconsin.com
Facebook:  Tomah Farmers Market
Website: Tomah Farmers’ Market

Food Pantries

Download nutrition resources for Monroe County below:
Monroe County Food & Nutrition Resources – English
Monroe County Food & Nutrition Resources – Spanish

  Our Monroe County nutrition resources guide is updated annually.
If you notice any errors or would like to have your food pantry added to the guide, please contact Patricia Hagen 

Recipes

Getting colorful fruits and vegetables in your diet everyday can be easier than you think!
You can search the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation’s recipe data base here.

Check out WIC Mom Strong’s cookbook here