What's new for 2020

In an effort to continue to offer greater access to healthy, nutritious foods to NJ WIC participants, the State WIC Agency has made changes to the January 2017 New Jersey WIC Approved Food List. The Food List has been revised and renamed the “NJ WIC Food and Program Guide 2020".

 For specific 2020 changes, Click Here

Vendors for New Jersey WIC


Attention Interested Retailers

New Jersey WIC will TEMPORARILY stop accepting new store applications

from July 1st, 2021 to June 1, 2022

Important Notice
New Jersey eWIC Update!!

The New Jersey Department of Health, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) will be transitioning from paper checks to electronic benefits (eWIC) in the future. eWIC is an electronic system that replaces paper WIC checks with a magnetic stripe card (on-line) for food benefit issuance and redemption at New Jersey authorized stores.
As the WIC State Agency continues to move forward with eWIC activities, all NJ WIC Authorized vendors will be updated with information by way “eWIC News” messages. These notifications will be sent by email and many will be posted on this site. This is the first of many notifications to update your store on eWIC.

Please share this notification with store personnel as appropriate to ensure they are aware of future WIC changes. If you have any questions, please contact a Vendor unit representative at (609) 292-9560 or via email at NJ.WICVendor@doh.nj.gov.

eWIC Glossary

Last Reviewed: 8/26/2021