Women, Infants & Children

Vision Statement

Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership will strive to “Empower individuals and families while guiding them in the process to become self-sufficient and experience an improved quality of life.”​

Our vision includes:
Empowering individuals and families while guiding them in the process to become self sufficient and experience an improved quality of life.

This process includes enriching relationships, communities and partnerships to further secure resources and collaborate for efficient and effective utilization of all resources for optimum service delivery and positive life changes.

Partnerships with other resources help us lengthen our reach, fill service gaps & break down barriers to achieve our ultimate goal of ending poverty.

Working with the communities we serve, Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership is a trusted catalyst for meaningful and lasting change that improves the lives of people.

What is WIC?
The Nebraska Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

provides healthy food at no cost and breastfeeding and nutrition

information to help keep pregnant woman, infants and children

under five, healthy and strong.

Healthy Kids Strong Parents

Let WIC Work Wonders for Your Family

Breastfeeding Support
Breastmilk is best for baby. Our helpful staff can offer support, education

and answer all your questions about breastfeeding.

Nutrition Education
The WIC foods are specifically designed to provide vitamins A and C, iron, calcium, protein, fiber and whole grains. In addition WIC provides counseling

on how to shop healthy and use your WIC foods. Learn how to eat healthy during your pregnancy and how to feed your children.

Helpful Referrals to other Resources and Programs
WIC can connect you with other important programs and services

commonly needed by families with young children: doctors, health centers, clinics, dentists, immunizations, SNAP, ADC or Medicaid.

Who is Eligible for WIC? You are Eligible if:

  • You live in Nebraska
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding, or recently had a baby
  • Infants and children under 5 years of age
  • Have a nutritional risk
  • Your gross househld income is less than or equal to the income guidelines listed
  • You are automatically eligible for WIC if you currently receive ADC, SNAP, Kids, Connection or Medicaid
  • Fathers, guardians or foster parent may apply for WIC for their children

If you are eligible, you will reveive checks to buy foods such as:

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • 100% whole wheat bread, brown rice or tortillas
  • Dried or canned beans
  • Milk
  • Cereal
  • 100% fruit juice
  • Cheese
  • Peanut butter
  • Eggs
  • Tuna or salmon
  • Baby food fruits and vegetables
  • Iron fortified baby cereal
  • Infant formula

Locations: Ainsworth, Atkinson, Aurora, Bassett, Broken Bow, Burwell, Central City, Greeley, Loup City, O’Neill, Ord, Spencer, St. Paul, and Valentine

Contact Persons: WIC Coordinator 308-745-0780 ext. 132

Northern Counties – O’Neill WIC Office 402-336-4298 ext. 12