Nutrition for All

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) helps connect Texas families with support for proper nutrition. Learn more about the program and Driscoll’s WIC locations.

WIC Provides:

  • Client-centered nutrition education stressing physical activity and obesity prevention
  • Breastfeeding promotion, education, support and breast pumps
  • Nutritious foods high in protein, iron, calcium and vitamins critical for proper growth
  • Monthly food packages including fruits, vegetables, whole grains and more
  • Nutritional options designed to grow with your child
  • Referrals to healthcare and social services

Eligibility Guidelines

  • If you are on Medicaid, TANF or SNAP, you meet the income eligibility guidelines for WIC.
  • Even if you don’t qualify for these programs, you still may be eligible for WIC by meeting the income guidelines for your household.
  • You must live in Texas. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible.
  • Your WIC appointment includes a visit with a nutrition expert to help determine your eligibility.

Apply for WIC

Start the process online, at a Driscoll WIC location or call (800) 942-3678.

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) estimates that there are more than 5,000 Nueces County residents who are eligible for, but not receiving WIC services. If you live in Nueces County and are pregnant, a new mother or have a child younger than 5 years of age, please consider a referral to Driscoll WIC.


  • Health screenings
  • Medical referrals
  • Classes
  • Nutritional assessments
  • Breastfeeding help
  • A package of nutrients designed to promote the best growth

Income Guidelines

Family SizeWeeklyMonthlyAnnually
Each additional family memberApprox. +$162Approx. +$700Approx. +$8,399

Revised 5/27/21

WIC Locations

Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi WIC Program operates one full-time clinic, six part-time clinics and several mobile clinic sites located throughout Nueces County. 

Nueuces County WIC Locations

Referral Options

  • Email Driscoll WIC at [email protected]
  • Fax a referral to Driscoll WIC at (361) 851-6868
  • Refer to another WIC program in the area
  • Breastfeeding hotline: (361) 537-0084

Get Started

Apply Online
or find a Driscoll WIC location. See Locations

For TTY Deaf Messaging, connect to TTY Interpretation by dialing (800) 735-2989.


Contact Information

4141 S. Staples St., Ste. 403
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

(361) 851-6868

(361) 694-6767

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