Many women have asked, does Target take WIC for payment at their stores? Concerned parents want to know if they are able to use their government benefits to purchase authorized foods at the popular retail store chain.
WIC Checks Accepted at Target Stores?
Per the Target Corporation website, WIC Checks, (Women, Infants and Children Program) is an accepted payment type at certain stores. Typically, WIC checks / vouchers are accepted and taken as a form of payment at SuperTarget, Target Supercenters and authorized stores only.
- See all acceptable payment types here.
To see if your local Target or SuperTarget store takes WIC checks, just go in and ask. You can also look for the WIC sticker posted at the front entrance doors and by certain foods such as the milk and produce sections.
WIC stickers are generally readily seen by entry doors. But, it is best to just go in and ask. Or, you could also call your local store.
WIC Food Benefits
Benefit recipients are able to use the government checks or vouchers to purchase authorized foods to supplement the participants’ diets with nutritious food.
Some of the WIC authorized foods include:
- baby foods
- infant cereal
- fruits and vegetables
- eggs, milk, cheese and yogurt
- certain meats and protein foods
- certain breads and whole wheats – grain options
Other foods and baby supplements are also eligible for you to purchase for yourself and your baby. Avoiding nutrition risk is an important goal for this governmental program.
We hope this guide has answered your question, about does Target take WIC. And they do under certain circumstances. See your local store for details.