American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

 

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

A, Title I, Food and Nutrition Service Child Nutrition Programs, Special Supplemental Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants, and Children

$400 million has been provided to support participation should the Secretary determine that costs or participation exceed budget estimates.  The ARRA also provides $100 million to establish, improve, or administer management information systems for WIC to include changes necessary to meet new legislative or regulatory requirements.  The funds will also be used in part to advance the use of electronic benefits transfer in the WIC Program.

 

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Contact:

Janet Moran

WIC - Program Section Chief

6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 510

Cheyenne, WY  82002

Tel:  (307) 777-6029

Fax:  (307) 777-5643

janet.moran@health.wyo.gov