Tennessee Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

If you would like to apply for WIC, schedule an appointment, or if you have questions about your card or benefits, please contact your local health department or WIC clinic. Your local office's phone number can be found here.

To locate the closest WIC Clinic or further assistance call the WIC Hotline (1-800-DIAL-WIC: 800-342-5942).

Below is information and resources for Tennessee families who may need assistance in finding formula. You can also visit your local health department with questions or call your pediatrician to ask about resources or options that might be available.

RECALL REMINDER: The FDA has issued a recall on certain Jif peanut butter products. These products could contain salmonella which can cause serious infection and illness. Check your pantries and throw away recalled Jif products listed here: https://bit.ly/3NCDE4n and associated products here: https://bit.ly/393FtrS

Do you have or need a WIC appointment? Please call your local county health department  for services. If you are trying to make a WIC appointment in Shelby County, please call (901) 222-9980 or send an email to schd.callcenter@shelbycountytn.gov. For general questions about the WIC program, call 1-800-DIAL-WIC or scroll down for more information.


For special accommodations contact Luvenia Harrison, ADA Coordinator / Civil Rights Compliance Officer/LEP Coordinator, TDH,  Luvenia.Harrison@tn.gov or (615) 741-9421.

***Important Information for Tennessee WIC Participants***

Tennessee  WIC  Operations  Normal

Tennessee WIC  locations are open. 

Tennessee WIC participants can use their TNWIC Cards.

Tennessee WIC vendors  can  accept TNWIC  cards.

Questions?  Contact a local WIC Clinic or call 1-800-DIAL-WIC (342-5942) .

Tennessee WIC staff are monitoring the federal shutdown and will notify WIC participants and vendors in advance of any change in operations.