WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Services Nutrition Program
The WIC program at Piedmont Health Services in Siler City and Moncure provides nutritional services to low-income pregnant and postpartum women, and children under the age of five years old. Bilingual staff are also available.
- Electronic shopping card for free, healthy food
- Nutrition guidance
- Breastfeeding support (free breast pump)
- Information on other valuable community resources
- Pregnant or postpartum women or have a child under the age of five
- Living in North Carolina
- Medicaid, SNAP, and Work First recipients automatically qualify. Call the phone numbers below or complete referral form to check eligibility and apply.
- Note: It is not necessary to be a US citizen or documented in order to qualify, and WIC is not a benefit subject to the public charge rule. Receiving WIC will not impact immigration applications.
Siler City Community Health Center
Address: 224 South 10th Avenue Siler City, NC 27344
Hours (unless otherwise noted, the office is closed for lunch from 12:00 - 12:30 pm)
Monday to Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Moncure phone number: 919-542-2195
Moncure Community Health Center
Address: 7228 Moncure Pittsboro Road, Moncure, NC 27559
Monday to Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Referral link: https://www.nutritionnc.com/wic/wic-referral.asp
Chatham County Department of Social Services Food and Nutrition Services
Chatham County residents are strongly encouraged to apply for food assistance through the Food and Nutrition Services program. Individuals must meet eligibility requirements and can apply directly online at https://epass.nc.gov/
Chatham County Department of Social Services
102 Camp Drive, Pittsboro, NC
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Please note the lobby currently closed due to COVID-19, but there is a drop box available 24 hours a day while the main lobby is closed.
Please call 919-542-2759 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions so staff may directly assist you. Visit the Social Services website to see what additional benefits may be available due to COVID-19 relief, including increased assistance amounts.
Chatham County Food Pantries
Providers serve all Chatham County residents unless otherwise stated.
To download a copy of this list, click HERE.
Chatham County Council on Aging
Siler City – (919) 742-3975
Pittsboro – (919) 542-4512
Address: 112 Village Lake Rd, Siler City, NC, 27344
Hours: M-F 8am – 5pm
Eligibility: Chatham residents age 60+
Limits: 1 visit/month
Chatham Outreach Alliance, Inc. (CORA)
Contact: (919) 542-5020
Visit corafoodpantry.org for information on summer food program, SNACK!
Address: 40 Camp Dr. Pittsboro, NC 27312
Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm and every other Saturday 10am - noon (excluding state holidays)
Limits: Families receive a week’s worth of groceries at each visit and can visit CORA six times annually. These weekly food allotments are selected to provide 21 nutritious meals for each family member. When families have chronic food needs beyond six visits, CORA makes sure they receive the support they need.
Languages: English, Spanish
Emmanuel Fellowship COGIC
Contact: (919) 742-4899
Address: 336 Alston Bridge Rd, Siler City, NC 27344
Hours: Wednesdays 6 – 8pm or by appointment
Haw River Baptist Church
Contact: (919) 542-2214
Address: 1099 Mount Gilead Church Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Hours: 2nd Saturday of every month 9am – 12pm
Eligibility: All who are in need and families that meet food stamp eligibility criteria
Moncure Baptist Church
Contact: (919) 542-4990
Address: 75 Davenport St, Moncure, NC 27559
Hours: Sunday 9am – 12:30pm or as arranged with John Howard (email provided)
Siler City – (919) 663-0443
Pittsboro – (919) 542-1593
Address: 909 Alston Bridge Rd, Siler City, NC 27344
200 Sanford Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312
Hours: Friday by appointment only
Call the Salvation Army office to arrange for a date and time.
Eligibility: For emergency assistance, clients will be asked to provide:
St. Julia Catholic Church
Contact: (919) 742-5584
Address: 210 Harold Hart Rd, Siler City, NC 27344
Hours: Sign up: 2nd Wednesday 9:30-11:30am
Take and Eat Food Pantry
Contact: (919) 533-9330
Address: 11098 US 15 501 N Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Hours: 1st, 3rd, 4th Tuesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Eligibility: Clients must be residents of the Northwood High School attendance area. Those outside of service area can be assisted on a one-time basis. You need to provide proof of address for all adults and children residing in the household every six months.
- Something current with name and street address (school records, medical bills, apartment lease, utility bill, Medicaid card, etc)
Limits: Serving order may be determined by a lottery system 30 minutes before distribution.
Each household is able to receive food 12 times per calendar year (six visits from Jan-June and six visits from July-Dec). May visit 2x/month but cannot exceed the six total visits per six-month period.
West Chatham Food Pantry
Contact: (919) 742-3111
Address: 2535 Old US Hwy 421 North, Siler City, NC 27344
Hours: Monday 4:30 – 6pm