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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.

Services Provided:

  • Electronic shopping card for free, healthy food
  • Nutrition guidance
  • Breastfeeding support (free breast pump)
  • Information on other valuable community resources

Eligibility:

  • 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
Phone: 919-742-5602

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
Phone: 919-542-2195

Hours:
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 Food Pantries

Providers serve all Chatham County residents unless otherwise stated.

To download a copy of this list, click HERE.

If you know of a group located in Chatham that is not on the list below, please contact Mike Zelek at michael.zelek@chathamnc.org or 919-545-8466.

 

Chatham County Council on Aging

Contact:

Siler City– (919) 742-3975
Barbara Woody
barbara.woody@chathamcoa.org

Pittsboro– (919) 542-4512
Susan Hardy
susan.hardy@chathamcoa.org

Address: 112 Village Lake Rd, Siler City, NC, 27344
365 NC-87, Pittsboro, NC 27312

Hours: M-F 8am – 5pm

Eligibility: Chatham residents age 60+

Limits: 1 visit/month

Chatham Outreach Alliance, Inc. (CORA)

Contact: (919) 542-5020

info@corafoodpantry.org

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: 2ndSaturday 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
jhoward48@windstream.net

Address: 75 Davenport St, Moncure, NC 27559

Hours: Sunday 9am – 12:30pm or as arranged with John Howard (email provided)

Salvation Army

Contact:

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

Tuesday/Thursday 9am-12pm

Call the Salvation Army office to arrange for a date and time.

Eligibility: For emergency assistance, clients will be asked to provide:

  • Driver’s license or picture ID card
  • Social Security card for client and/or household members
  • Proof of household income
  • Original bill

St. Julia Catholic Church

Contact: (919) 742-5584

Address: 210 Harold Hart Rd, Siler City, NC 27344

Hours: Sign up: 2ndWednesday 9:30-11:30am
Pick up: 3rd/4thWednesday 9:30-11:30am

Take and Eat Food Pantry

Contact: (919) 533-9330
takeandeatfoodpantry@gmail.com

Address: 11098 US 15 501 N Chapel Hill, NC27517

Hours: 1st, 3rd, 4thTuesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm
2ndTuesday 10:00am – 11:00am

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
wcfoodpantry@gmail.com

Address: 2535 Old US Hwy 421 North, Siler City, NC 27344

Hours: Monday 4:30 – 6pm
Wednesday & Friday 12:30 – 2pm