Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada WIC-Elko

Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada WIC-Elko Mission
Our mission is to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk ITCN WIC provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for qualified pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and to infants and children up to age five.
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Since its beginning in 1974, the WIC Program has earned the reputation of being one of the most successful Federally-funded nutrition programs in the United States. Collective findings of studies, reviews and reports demonstrate that the WIC Program is cost effective in protecting or improving the health/nutritional status of women, infants and children.

Honoring the diversity of Indigenous breastfeeding experiences - Our Milky Way
08/18/2019
Honoring the diversity of Indigenous breastfeeding experiences - Our Milky Way

Honoring the diversity of Indigenous breastfeeding experiences - Our Milky Way

I’m writing to you today from the land of the Peoria, Sauk and Meskwaki, Bodéwadmiakiwen (Potawatomi), Miami and Očeti Šakówiŋ (Sioux) tribes. It was Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, LICSW, IBCLC (Sisseton-Wahpeton) who first introduced me to the concept of honoring Native Americans who allow us to...

How WIC Gives Children a Healthy Start, Preventing Obesity in Early Childhood
07/15/2019
How WIC Gives Children a Healthy Start, Preventing Obesity in Early Childhood

How WIC Gives Children a Healthy Start, Preventing Obesity in Early Childhood

New data show obesity rates among 2- to 4-year-olds enrolled in WIC continue to decline. We sat down with Georgia Machell of the National WIC Association and Jim Weill of FRAC for their insights about the new data and the value of WIC.

11/26/2018

Happy Monday!!!!
Due to technical problems my phone line is down. Please call my cell @ 775-848-7461 or the Sparks office 774-398-4960
Thank you!

09/19/2018

Participants- The office phone is down right now. They are working on the issue. please call my cell @ 775-848-7461
Thank you!! :)

06/19/2018

WIC is at Smiths!!!

01/10/2018

Did you know....... We have a WIC app now!!!!!!
WICShopper- download it, check your benefits, scan a product to see if it's an approved WIC item. so many tools you can utilize!!!!

Address

1745 Silver Eagle Dr.
Elko, NV
89801

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 2pm
Tuesday 9am - 2pm
Wednesday 9am - 2pm
Thursday 9am - 2pm

Telephone

(775) 738-5000

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Calling all breastfeeding moms!!