Women, Infants, and Children

Announcement: WIC Shopping Made Even Easier

The RI WIC Program announced Shaw’s Supermarkets and Stop & Shop Supermarkets are self-checkout enabled for eWIC!  Please note:

  1. When using the eWIC card combined with other methods of payment participants must cash out in this order: eWIC first, then SNAP, then cash/credit in order for the transaction to complete.
  2. Participants can’t get a balance inquiry at the self-checkout register.  They need to go to the main register with a cashier within the self-checkout area for a balance inquiry.
  3.  A receipt with their ending balance will print once they have completed the transaction within the self-checkout lane.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


WIC serves babies and children up to the age of five, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and new mothers. WIC helps children be the healthiest they can be, have better diets and growth rates, and be better prepared for school. WIC also helps pregnant women and new mothers experience healthy pregnancies and raise healthy babies with practical breastfeeding and infant feeding advice.

Key Features

The Women, Infants, and Children program provides:

  • Evidence-based nutrition assistance
  • Breastfeeding advice and support
  • Links to community services
  • Healthy foods purchased using the eWIC card to support good nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood

Location(s) of the Program

Hours of Operation

Visits are by appointment only.  Please call the office to schedule your appointment.  

East Providence:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday, 10:30 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.


  • Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
  • Last Tuesday of every month from 10:30 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.


  • Monday, 8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
  • Tuesday 10:30 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
  • Wednesday 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
  • Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.


  • Thursday 11:30 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

How to Enroll

Please call for an appointment.

  • East Providence: 401-437-1007
  • Bristol: 401-253-7577
  • Newport: 401-619-5970
  • Tiverton: 401-625-1364

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Declaración de no Discriminación

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Full Non-Discrimination Statement

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