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Women, Infant and Children (WIC)


NOCAC Child Development will ensure families are knowledgeable about Women and Family Services in their county WIC.


  1. At the time of application, the Family Advocate (FA) ask the family if they are receiving or would like to receive WIC.
    1. If the family says they are interested, the FA gives the family written information about the local WIC office.
    2. The Data System Specialist documents this information in ChildPlus under the Health Tab.
  2. Once a child is enrolled, the family is again asked if they are receiving or interested in WIC on the Health/Dental/Dietary History Form (HDD).
    1. If the family indicates an interest, the Data System Specialist gives a copy of the HDD History Form is given to the FA for followup.
    2. The FA will document follow up in ChildPlus in the Family Services Tab
  3. The FA will continue to follow up with a family about WIC as needed.
  4. NOCAC Head Start partners with all County WIC offices.

Forms and Additional Guidance:

This policy complies with the following

Head Start Program Performance Standard:    
ODJFS Child Care Manual:    
CACFP Regulation:    
Caring for Our Children:    
Other Sources:    


Effective Date:   8/7/17 Reviewed Date:   5/5/20, 6/17/22
Approved By Policy Council:   8/7/17 Revision Approved By Policy Council:    
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