WIC and Retail Grocery Stores



Maine WIC authorizes hundreds of stores around the state to accept WIC checks for specified food items. Not every store qualifies to sell WIC products, but most grocery stores and many independent stores are authorized.


Changes to WIC

New Approved Food List
• Effective April 13,2020, New Approved Food List (PDF)
• Summary of changes to 2020 WIC Approved Food List (PDF)

Food Item Waivers
Starting Friday March 27, 2020 until July 31, 2020 participants will be able to temporarily substitute eligible product.
• Letter sent to Vendors (PDF)
The USDA has granted an extension on the waivers through June 30.

Infant Checks
Starting Monday March 16, 2020 WIC Infant WIC checks (cereal, fruits & vegetables, and Meats) will no longer state Beech Nut.
• Letter sent to Vendors (PDF)


Maine eWIC Vendor Call Minutes




e WIC News

eWIC Milestone (PDF)

List of Point Of SaleProviders/Value Added Resellers (PDF)




Help Make Our Program Better

WIC vendors play an important role assisting clients to obtain appropriate WIC foods. We value your input and suggestions. Contact Us.