Knox WIC Office to Remain Open During Government Shutdown


The WIC office in Knox is still open despite the government shutdown.

WIC officials encourage you to call your lawmakers and tell them how important WIC services are to you and your family. Call Senators Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly at 1-866-456-8824. Enter the zip code and you will be directed to your representative’s office.

WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is a nutrition program nationally recognized as an effective means for promoting healthier eating and lifestyles. WIC provides nutrition, health screening and assessment, nutrition education and counseling, and breastfeeding promotion and support.

The Indiana WIC program currently serves an average 167,877 women, infants and children each months through a statewide network of 145 WIC clinics. Indiana WIC supports $114 million in food sale at more than 780 Indiana WIC-autorized grocery stores and pharmacies.

If you need assistance or have any questions, call the WIC office at (574) 772-2175.