The Connecticut WIC Program can only provide the following information about its Retailers: Retailer’s name, address, telephone number, Web site/e-mail address, store type, and if the store is authorized.
Food stores and pharmacies can apply during Open Enrollment. For more information, visit the Retailers page.
If I am no longer authorized by SNAP or WIC, will I lose my WIC or SNAP authorization?
Yes. For disqualification information, please refer to page 2 of the Vendor Agreement.
Non selection does not affect your SNAP authorization.
Non selection means the Retailer did not meet the Vendor Selection Criteria at the time of authorization. The criteria can be found in Appendix A in the Vendor Agreement. Retailers can apply again during Open Enrollment.
When a business changes ownership, the authorization is terminated. The stamp must be returned to the Connecticut WIC Program. For additional information, please refer to page 1 of the Vendor Agreement and Appendix H in the Vendor Agreement.
Send a fax to the Connecticut WIC Program with the store name and stamp number explaining the situation.
The fax number is 860-509-8391.
You can either buy an inkpad for the stamp (Trodat Printy 4913) or buy a bottle of replacement black ink.
Send an email to email@example.com with the following information:
Refer to the monetary claims section in Appendix E in the Vendor Agreement.
Refer to Appendix C and D in the Vendor Agreement.
Click here for the Connecticut WIC approved food list.
The food items are listed in Appendix B in the Vendor Agreement. The retailer must maintain each of the WIC approved foods, in the quantities stated, on the shelves at all times.
Click here for our most current food list that provides the minimum sizes that we allow and the regulations (page 28/68992) for the nutrition criteria that products need to meet. Submit products that meet the federal requirements to be approved in the Connecticut WIC Program by June 1st.
Submit the product information with nutrition labels, ingredient list, product images, statewide availability and retail prices for the products that you would like for us to consider.
Information can be sent to:
State of Connecticut
Dept. of Public Health Connecticut, WIC Program
410 Capitol Ave, MS #11WIC
Hartford, CT 06106
A certified check or money order should be made payable to:
Treasurer State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
Send the payment to:
410 Capitol Avenue, MS# 11 WIC
P.O BOX 340308
Hartford, CT 06134 - 0308
The store is disqualified if the fines are not paid. Refer to Class A Violations in Appendix F in the Vendor Agreement for additional information.
Yes, you can request a review. Print the Request for Review document, complete and mail or fax to the Department of Public Health. Refer to Appendix G in the Vendor Agreement for additional information.
It is not necessary to retain a lawyer, however, you have the right to retain private legal counsel and seek legal advice. Refer to Appendix G in the Vendor Agreement for additional information.
Retailers may file a complaint against WIC participants who abuse Program rules by contacting a local agency.