Community Nutrition Services Section

Infant Formula Shortage

We know that many North Carolina families and caregivers are worried about finding formula for their babies. Formula supply is an evolving situation. NCDHHS is closely monitoring supply, working with the federal government, manufacturers, and retailers to get more formula on North Carolina shelves. Our goal is to ensure safe and nutritious options for North Carolina families. Learn more at

Breastfeeding Resources

Below is more information and resources to support and learn more about breastfeeding.

Public Notice and Request for Comment - WIC State Plan

North Carolina Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) announces the opportunity for the general public to review and comment on the development of the Federal Fiscal Year 2023 WIC State Plan. General guidance documents are available here. The actual draft plan will be made available electronically upon request. Requests and comments may be submitted to Mary Anne Burghardt, State WIC Director By email: please indicate WIC State Plan Comment in the subject line.

WIC Program

The WIC Program is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture.

NEW! COVID-19 WIC Program Information for Local Agencies and WIC Families

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies

Learn about breastfeeding promotion and support initiatives to help families receive the information and support they need to meet their infant feeding goals here.

NEW! COVID-19 Resource for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Parents

Special Nutrition Programs

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) ensures that eligible children and adults who attend qualifying non-residential care facilities receive nutritious meals.

NEW! COVID-19 CACFP Information for Institutions and Families

The Nutrition Services Branch promotes sound nutrition habits among infants, children and women in their child-bearing years. Branch staff work with county, state and private agencies to improve health status.

Learn More About the Branch

Mailing Address

Nutrition Services Branch
1914 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1914

Physical Address

5601 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609


(919) 707-5800

Last Modified: 07-25-2022