For vendors wishing to become WIC authorized, the 2023 Open Enrollment period for vendor authorization in the Connecticut WIC Program is OPEN from January 3, 2023 through February 3, 2023. Please click the link HERE to be directed to the Open Enrollment 2023 webpage for information related to becoming an authorized WIC vendor.
RECALL ALERT UPDATES
December 29, 2022
In the midst of the Similac infant formula recall announced in February and the current nationwide formula shortage, the Connecticut WIC Program is continuing to help our families find the formula products that they need.
Please click HERE for a list of comparable formulas that participants can purchase with their WIC cards if they have benefits for the affected Similac products.
Please make sure that your store computer systems are updated daily with the most recent version of the APL. This will allow successful transactions and help your customers using WIC cards receive the formula that they need.
For currently authorized vendors, the 2022 Renewal application period for vendor authorization in the Connecticut WIC Program has been CLOSED. For vendors whose current authorization period ends on September 30, 2023, information about Renewal 2023 will be available here beginning on April 15, 2023.
Click on the following link for the WIC Vendor Agreement. The vendor agreement does not constitute a license or a property interest. The agreement is in effect for the stated time period only.
You must meet the required minimum inventory at all times, click on the following link to view the Minimum Inventory Requirements:
Click on the following link for the WIC Vendor Food Card.
Connecticut has more than 350 authorized Grocery stores and more than 240 authorized Pharmacy Only Stores.
Click on the following link for a list of our authorized vendors:
An authorized WIC vendor must purchase infant formula from the list of certified distributors provided by the WIC program. You must purchase infant formula from the distributors found on the list linked here. Infant Formula Suppliers List
WIC Approved Contract and Specialized Formula listing: Formula Resources
Retailer Bulletins for October 2021-September 2022:
Retailer Bulletins for October 2020-September 2021:
Retailer Bulletins for October 2019-September 2020:
Retailer Bulletins for October 2018-September 2019:
Retailer Bulletins for October 2017-September 2018:
Retailer Bulletins for October 2016-September 2017:
Stand beside equipment vendors: Click on the following link to watch a video for Conduent Stand beside Machine equipment set-up:
Click on the following link below for a quick reference to your stand beside equipment: Quick Reference guide
For eWIC information, click here: eWIC for Vendors
Click HERE for the WIC Program Federal Regulations.
State of Connecticut WIC Program