April 2, 2021

New WIC Authorized Grocery Stores in Allegheny County

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Womens, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program announced the addition of two grocery stores that have become WIC authorized vendors.


About WIC

The WIC Program is a nutrition and supplemental foods program for pregnant women, breastfeeding women, for up to one year of postpartum, women up to six months postpartum who are not breastfeeding, and infants and children under five years old. WIC participants receive nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, and food benefits redeemable at participating grocery stores.

Authorized Stores

Giant Eagle Bridgeville in the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center and Giant Eagle Gibsonia on Route 8 are now authorized to accept the new eWIC EBT cards for the purchase of WIC allowable foods and infant formulas. There are now 81 WIC authorized grocery stores in Allegheny County.

For a full listing, visit the ACHD website. Registered users can also the WIC Shopper App to plan their shopping trip. It is available in nine different languages.

More Information

WIC Eligibility is based on income and nutritional risk. For information on guidelines, appointment openings, and how to apply, call 412.350.5801 or visit the county or state’s websites.