The Jamaica Plain-Brighton WIC Program provides services at 4 sites, including our main site at the Brookside Community Health Center. Our other sites are located in Brighton, Roslindale and at the Martha Eliot Health Center in Jamaica Plain. You can find our locations and contact information below.
The WIC program is a federally funded program through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that provides the following services free of charge:
Free, healthy food
Health and social services referrals
Breastfeeding education and peer counselor support
Other Benefits Available to WIC Participants
Farmer’s Market Coupons
29% discount offer from National Grid
discount offer from Eversource
WIC Eligibility Requirements Include
Reside in the state of Massachusetts
Are pregnant, post-partum, or breastfeeding, or an infant/child under 5 years of age
Have a nutritional need
Have a household income less than or equal to federally specified guidelines (View the guidelines)
Important to Know
Participants with Mass Health Standard are automatically eligible
Foster children are automatically eligible
SNAP participants are automatically eligible
**If you are a father, mother, grand parent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC for your child.
If you are interested in the WIC program and unsure about your eligibility, please call our main office at: 617-983-6086 (we speak both English and Spanish). Or, use this link to apply online.