New WIC Nutrition Provider for Bucks County
Maternal and Family Health Services will start delivering the WIC Nutrition Program in Bucks County October 1, 2021
Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS) will be the new provider of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program in Bucks County effective October 1, 2021. The current WIC provider, Bucks County Health Department, and MFHS are working together with the Pennsylvania Bureau of WIC to ensure a successful transition with uninterrupted access to WIC services for families in Bucks County.
About Maternal and Family Health Services (MFHS)
MFHS is a nonprofit organization with 47 years of experience in delivering the WIC Nutrition Program. MFHS serves 16 Pennsylvania counties through WIC with dedicated and caring staff delivering nutrition education, providing access to nutritious food through eWIC benefits, offering breastfeeding support, and referrals to health and social services for women, infants, and children. To learn more about MFHS, please visit mfhs.org.
What does this mean for WIC participants?
WIC participants will have uninterrupted access to WIC benefits as MFHS transitions into Bucks County. You can expect to have a new WIC Center location in October, and those details will be provided in advance of your appointment. MFHS WIC will offer a variety of options for WIC appointments, including phone visits, and convenient locations to load your eWIC card.
If you have questions about Bucks County WIC appointments scheduled for October 1 or after, please call MFHS at 1-800-367-6347 ext. 1019 / ext. 1119 / ext. 1054.
WIC remains open at the current Bucks County locations. Please keep any appointments you have scheduled with Bucks County WIC. For questions about your upcoming WIC appointment, please call the Levittown WIC Office at 267-580-3570 or the Quakertown WIC Office at 215-529-7482.
WIC nutrition services are free and available for pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, and infants and children under age 5 who have a nutritional need and meet income eligibility guidelines. WIC provides eWIC benefits to purchase healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, farmers’ market vouchers, and referrals for other health and social services.
PA WIC is funded by the USDA. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.