Berkshire North WIC is a Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, breastfeeding education and support and other services free of charge.
WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under 5 years old healthy.
To do this, WIC provides the following services:
WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support and nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.
Women who are pregnant can receive WIC benefits before they see their obstetrician. WIC also provides benefits for 6 months for postpartum women who have miscarried.
Our nutrition staff includes a licensed and registered dietitian (BS), one licensed nutritionist (MS), two additional nutritionists (both BS, one with Massachusetts licensure) and four nutrition assistants. Berkshire North WIC also provides lactation services to clients and breastfeeding education to the community with its staff of two International Board Certified Lactation Consultants and five Certified Lactation Counselors.
Email: Melissa King, Director
Andrea Dennis, Senior Nutritionist: firstname.lastname@example.org
Berkshire North WIC - Main Office
510 North St., Suite #5
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Fax: (413) 553-6740