Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc

Lawrence Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Good Food & A Whole Lot More

Our WIC program provides good food and a whole lot more for mothers and children in Andover, Lawrence, Methuen and North Andover.

WIC offers:

  • Free, healthy food
  • Personalized nutrition advice
  • Tips on eating well to improve health
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Support for infant and child feeding and care issues
  • Recipes and other resources on cooking and shopping
  • Immunization screenings
  • Referrals to doctors and health centers
  • Referrals to GLCAC programs and other community services

Who Can Use WIC?

GLCAC’s WIC office services 6,600 people:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women up to one-year post-partum
  • Non-breastfeeding women up to six-months post-partum
  • Infants
  • Children under 5

We encourage fathers, mothers, grandparents, foster parents and other legal guardians with children under 5 to apply for WIC for the child.

Are You Eligible?

Call us at (978) 681-4960 to make an appointment to sign up for WIC. Eligibility is based on income (click here for complete income guidelines).  The household income must be less than or equal to 185 percent of the federal poverty level. You may also qualify for WIC if:

  • You are the guardian of a foster child under the age of 5.
  • Your household receives Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) or Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) benefits.
  • You or your child is on a WIC-eligible MassHealth plan, such as MassHealth Standard.

WIC Eligiblity Guidelines 

Click Here to Apply for WIC Online


Link to USDA Non-Discrimination Statement:


Merrimack Valley Food Bank, Inc.

Merrimack Valley Food Bank

GLCAC partners with the Merrimack Valley Food Bank to provide a food pantry to members of the community each Tuesday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm.

Contact WIC

Lawrence Office
305 Essex St. 2nd Floor

Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone: (978) 681-4960 , Fax: (978) 681-4917
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Mon., Wed., Fri
10 AM – 6 PM Tues and Thurs. 
Open one Saturday per month. Check agency calendar for dates.

Methuen Office
141 Tenney St.
Methuen, MA 01844
Phone: (978) 681-4963 , Fax: (978) 681-4964
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Mon., Wed., Fri. 
10 AM – 6 PM  Tues and Thurs. 
Open 1 Saturday per month. Check agency calendar for dates.

Andover / North Andover Office
Andover / North Andover YMCA
165 Haverhill St.
Left side of Building
Andover, MA 01810
Phone: (978) 681-4968 , Fax: (978) 409-1784
Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM Thursdays only

Did You Know

WIC provides vouchers to local farmers’ markets to increase access of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables.