Women, Infants and Children (WIC) / Allen Parish

Address

145 Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463

(318) 335-1147

www.dhh.state.la.us/index.cfm/directory/detail/4781

Date of Official Change:

December 3, 2015

AKA:

Allen Parish Health Unit

Description:

Louisiana's WIC Program is a special supplemental food program for women, infants and children. Its purpose is to provide nutrition education and a nutritious food package to Louisiana's low income women and preschool aged children.

Services offered: Nutrition Information; Breastfeeding Promotion; Breastfeeding Support and Referrals to other health and social services

This office is also for obtaining Vital Records

Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

Intake Process:

For screening for WIC, contact the public health unit or other participating local health clinic in your area. Bring current proof of eligibility for Medicaid health care coverage, FITAP case assistance or Food Stamps benefits with you to the screening.

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English. Multiple(Language Line)

Eligibility:

Eligibility for WIC is determined by the Office of Public Health's parish health units or participating local health clinics. To be eligible for this program, a woman, infant or child must be:

A Louisiana resident and at nutritional risk and of low to moderate income.

If you receieve health care coverage from Louisiana's Medicaid Program or financial assistance through the OFS FITAP or Food Stamps Programs, you will automatically meet the income requirement for this program.

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

December 3, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency does not utilize volunteers

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

145 Hospital Drive
Oakdale, LA 71463

Mailing

P.O. Drawer 1121
Oakdale, LA 71463

Contacts

Cynthia Dyer

Primary Contact

Manager

cqdwyer@dhh.la.gov

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(318) 335-1147

Fax

(318) 335-2898

Legal Status:

State

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