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WIC at Brookside Community Health Center

Welcome to the Jamaica Plain-Brighton WIC Program, where we are dedicated to supporting the health and nutrition of families in our community. Our team of dedicated professionals is here to support you on your journey to optimal health and nutrition. Our services are offered at four convenient locations: Brookside Community Health Center, Brighton, Roslindale and at the Martha Eliot Health Center in Jamaica Plain. Find us on Facebook!

About WIC: Empowering Families through Nutrition

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program is a vital initiative supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Our federally funded program is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of women, infants, and children by providing an array of essential services, all at no cost to participants.

Services offered:

  • Nutrition Education:
    Empowering participants with knowledge for healthy living.
  • Free, Healthy Food:
    Access to a variety of nutritious food options to support overall well-being.
  • Health and Social Services Referrals:
    Connecting families with valuable resources for comprehensive care.
  • Breastfeeding Education and Peer Counselor Support:
    Providing guidance and encouragement for breastfeeding mothers.

Additional Benefits:

In addition to the core services, WIC participants enjoy a range of supplementary benefits designed to enhance their overall quality of life, such as:

  • Museum Passes:
    Explore cultural & educational experiences with complimentary museum passes.
  • Farmer’s Market Coupons:
    Access fresh, locally grown produce through farmer's market coupons. 
  • 29% Discount Offer from National Grid:
    Benefit from energy savings with an exclusive discount from National Grid.
  • Discount Offer from Eversource:
    Enjoy additional cost savings with a special discount offer from Eversource.

WIC Eligibility Requirements

Important to know

  • Mass Health Standard Participants:
    If you are enrolled in Mass Health Standard, congratulations! You are automatically
    eligible for WIC benefits.
  • Foster Children:
    Foster children are automatically eligible for WIC services, regardless of the foster
    parent’s income.
  • SNAP Participants:
    If you are a participant in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), you
    are automatically eligible for WIC benefits.
  • Parents, Grandparents, Foster Parents, and Legal Guardians:
    Regardless of your relationship, if you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent,
    or other legal guardian of a child under 5, you can apply for WIC on behalf of your child.

How to Apply

Getting started with WIC is a simple process. To apply or learn more about your eligibility, please contact us at:

  • Brookside Community Health Center
    3297 Washington St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    Phone: 617-983-6086
    Fax: 617-983-6007
    M: 9 am – 5:30 pm, W: Remote, Th: 9 am – 5:30 pm, F: 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • Martha Eliot Health Center
    75 Bickford St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    Phone: 617-919-7885
    Fax: 617-730-0942
    W: Remote, Th: 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • Brighton Office at the Presentation School Community Center
    640 Washington St. Brighton, MA 02135
    Phone: 617-254-0492
    Fax: 617-254-0495
    M: 8:30 am – 5 pm, Tu: Remote, Th: 9 am – 5:30 pm
  • Roslindale Office
    4159 Washington St. Roslindale, MA 02131
    Phone: 617-325-8404
    Fax: 617-323-4772
    M: 8:30 am – 5pm, Tu: Remote, W: Remote, F: 8:30 am – 5 pm

If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to reach out to us. We look forward to serving you and your family at the Jamaica Plain-Brighton WIC Program.

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