Who is eligible and who can apply?
Women who are breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
Women who have had a baby in the past six months
Parents, step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children under the age of 5 can apply for their children
WIC eligibility is based on income. You might qualify even if you have a job or if you have private health insurance. You do not have to be married to apply for WIC.
For more eligibility requirements, visit their website here.
The Lactation Foundation provides specialized breastfeeding assistance in a nurturing environment. Their services are offered to all mothers without cost or obligation.
Breastfeeding should be an enjoyable time to bond with your baby. If you have questions about breastfeeding, they can help answer them. You can also get help with a breast pump in some cases.
Call for an appointment at 713.500.2800 and choose OPTION 1. For more information, visit their website here.
2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is the largest helpline of its kind in the country. They answered more than 1,000,000 calls in 2017.
It is also the primary point of contact during times of disaster.
Call 211 for non-emergency help at any time. They operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year.
HELPLINE specialists can assist callers in 150 languages.