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WIC Program Updates

Appointment Checklist

  • Verification of Certification (VOC) form or WIC Book

  • Proof of identity Example: Drivers license, Michigan or Student ID)

  • Proof of income (Household) (Example: Recent check stub, W2’s, unemployment paperwork, etc…)

  • Medicaid card(s)

  • Proof of residency (Example: Drivers License or utility bill)

  • The actual child or infant or mother who has the appointment

  • Verification of newborn birth (Example: birth record, discharge papers or crib card)

  • Immunization records for child(ren)

  • Proof of pregnancy (if applicable)

  • Court documents (guardianship papers) if foster parent, grandparent or new custodial parent

  • Paperwork you may have from being on WIC before, including from another county or state

Note: If your appointment is just for a nutrition education class and to have benefits added to your WIC EBT card, you only need to bring your VOC or picture ID.

Contact Us

Health Department


700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Public Health Clinics

(616) 632-7100

(616) 632-7083

Mark Hall, MD, MPH
Medical Director

Adam London, RS, MPA
Administrative Health Officer

Animal Shelter

740 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed for Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Adoptions end 1 hour prior to closing.
Closed Saturday & Sunday

(616) 632-7300

(616) 632-7324

Environmental Health Services

700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6900

(616) 632-6892

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