Knox County Tennessee

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

WIC is a nutrition program that helps the whole family learn about eating well and staying healthy. WIC helps thousands of families in Knox County with good food, helpful advice and referrals to community resources. WIC serves pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children under the age of five who qualify. The WIC Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.

If you have questions, please call 865-215-5030. More information about the WIC Program is available here.

WIC Services

  • Nutrition Education
    WIC nutrition professionals provide personalized nutrition education with ongoing assessments and routine follow-ups. WIC works with families to address:
    • Healthy eating habits
    • Dietary needs
    • Meal planning
    • Feeding concerns
  • WIC Approved Foods
    The WIC food package includes a variety of healthy options to help pave the way for a lifetime of nutritious eating.
  • Breastfeeding Support
    Whether you're starting out on your breastfeeding journey or having unexpected challenges, WIC is here to help you every step of the way. We want you to have a happy, healthy baby and a good breastfeeding experience.
  • Information for Healthcare Providers
    The success of the WIC program relies on partnerships with local healthcare providers who offer primary care for participants. In serving the same community, we can work together to bridge gaps and ensure every family has a healthy start.
  • USDA non-discrimination statement


Knox County WIC Phone: 865-215-5030

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Have Questions?
Call: 865-215-5555

Need to report a public
health emergency?

Call 865-215-5093

On the first Wednesday of every month, all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location (140 Dameron Ave.) will open at 11 a.m. and the West Clinic (1028 Old Cedar Bluff) will open at 11:30 a.m.

Clinics will also open at 10:30 a.m. (Main location) and 11 a.m. (West Clinic) on the following Wednesdays: April 17 and July 17. All other offices will open at 8 a.m.