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WIC - Links to Other Sites of Interest

Nutrition and Information Sites:

Food and Nutrition Information Center
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/DGAs2010-PolicyDocument.htm​
The site provides a directory to resources for consumers, health professionals and government personnel.
March of Dimes
www.modimes.org
Site that has information and supports the prevention of preterm births, birth defects and reducing infant mortality.
Alaska Referrals
www.akinfo.org
AKInfo can help clients and local agencies find services that are needed in the community or throughout the state.

 

Staff Support :

Growth Charts and Training
Click Here
Provides CDC growth chart training in the form of modules. The site also contains links to other sites of nutrition and physical activity interest.
WIC Works Resource Center
www.nal.usda.gov/wicworks
Provides nutrition service tools for health and nutrition professionals.

FNS/USDA WIC Web Site
www.fns.usda.gov/wic

Federal WIC website that has information for clients, WIC local and state agency employees. Topics include how to apply for WIC, resources, benefits and services, funding and program data.
National WIC Association
www.nwica.org/
Website with resource and legislation information from the National WIC Association.

Federal WIC Regulations
Click Here

The USDA site has the laws and regulations for the WIC Program which are in 7CFR part 246 located here. The WIC Regulations start at the bottom of the first page.

CPA Training
Click here

The UAA WIC TRaining Program provides educational opportunities for WIC staff wanting to become Certified Professional Authorities in the WIC Program.
The Nutrition Service Standards (NSS)
Click here
The NSS serve as a standard tool for measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the WIC State and local agency nutrition services operations.

 

Alaska Research Sites:

State of Alaska
www.epi.hss.state.ak.us/mchepi/

This site provides data on maternal and child health issues for use in planning and evaluating programs, preventing poor health outcomes and guiding public health policy.

Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies
Click here

Provides support and coordination for health research, information and training in Alaska.

Center for Alaska Native Health Research
Click here

Site describes research done in the YKHC region on weight, health and diet.

 

WIC Clinics :

Links to WIC Program Websites

Alaska Family Services
www.akfrc.org/ns.html#wic

Municipality of Anchorage WIC
www.ci.anchorage.ak.us/healthchd/immune.cfm

Providence Hospital WIC
www.providence.org/alaska/tchap/wic/default.htm

Resource Center for Parents and Children (RCPC) WIC
www.rcpcfairbanks.org/wic.html

South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium
www.searhc.org

 


To address technical problems or make suggestions regarding this site, please email:
wic@alaska.gov

Other contact information:
Family Nutrition Services State of Alaska/DHSS/DPA
Address:

130 Seward St
PO Box 110612
Juneau, AK 99801

Main office:
Fax:

(907) 465-3100
(907) 465-3416

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