• Call Us: 1-800-200-8765

WIC's mission is to partner with you and your family providing:

  • Breastfeeding support and peer counselorsDad_and_baby_girl_3.23.jpg
  • Nutrition education focused on your needs
  • Healthy lifestyle promotion and support
  • Convenient hours, locations and services
  • Referrals to other health and social services
  • Individualized food packages


WIC Hours:

Whitney Young Health Center in Albany

  • Monday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Watervliet Health Center

  • We will be at the Watervliet Satellite Location on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesdays of every month.
  • Tuesdays: 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

All WIC appointments are by appointment only. To make an appointment now, call our office at (518) 465-9387. 

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