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Can a Wic office close before 5pm? Why, or why not...

I am 6-7 months a long I I have a wic card for me and my soon to be 4 year old son, Well today I walked a little over 8 blocks to get to the Wic office to be able to get the food on the card. As I walked in they said they are closeing and I have to come back at 7am. So I walked back home and it was not even 4:30pm... What I want to know is can they close before 5pm?

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If they open at 7am, there could be a chance that 4:00pm is their closing time because 7am is pretty early to open. Next time get their number and save it on the phone you are using for this and call them and make sure they'll be open.

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Thank you. I would get there number but when they call they have it were the number dont show up on phones, I guss they have like that so people cant call all the time
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Oh that's too bad. I know how hard it is to have to walk for that far being that far along and I felt so sorry you had to go through that. Hopefully since we all can't quite figure out what their hours are, and maybe sometimes they may be open later one night a week or even two like Wednedssys and Thursdays-I bet Thursdays-but for now go around 10 in case they close for lunch (they should close for lunch but who knows) and then explain you need their phone number and a list of their hours and hang it on the fridge. I wish the best for you for you and your child and your new baby coming soon!!! Make sure things are set up for good formula for the baby before he or she makes it into the world and if you can, stock up on some filtered water in 1/2 gallon containers from the grocery store for the formula mixing. As long as they are not opened they will stay good if you wanted to buy more than one. Also, having one of the 1/2 gallons of water with your child's name written on it with a marker will encourage him/her to drink more healthy water-of course if you are going to breast feed this won't apply but I would get a formula plan set up to get a few cans for times when the baby has to take a bottle. I can't think of anything else for suggestions. My niece just went through this with formula for WIC so if your baby seems to be getting a tummy ache, he may be allergic and may need soy formula instead but WIC has that too, however I think they start off with regular formula.
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I meant to say above they SHOULDN'T close for lunch (since some can only get rides during lunchtimes from others) but who knows. Hopefully they will give you all their hours and times of any short classes that are offered on healthy eating (I don't know if they still have those where you have to watch a short film on nutrition) I will ask my niece and I will come back here if there's anything I forgot and let you know.
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Thank you very much!!! My 1st son I breat feed for bout 1yr and 6months. my second was still born, and this one am expecting to breast feed for a year, My husband says for 6 months but I told him I want to try for a year and also buy a breast pump so he can feed the baby,...
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Oh I am so sorry about your second baby. I went through that too with me second baby. Such sadness I felt. Hey! I breastfeed mine the same amount of time! Talk about a money saver and fresh milk is slways ready whenever they need it. I thought it was so strange how each one stopped breast reding at different times as babies. I STILL HAVE DREAMS that they are hungry and I need to get to them and feed them before they get too hungry and they ate grown now!!! One time at KMart there was this newborn screaming from hunger and I just couldn't take it anymore and I said," If you don't stop whatever you're doing with shopping and feed your baby I WILL !!!" It just an motherly. Instinct ai guess but people looked at me like I was crazy but I wanted to feed that poor baby ha ha
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Sorry for the spelling mistakes. I'm so tired my eyes are crossed.
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Am sorry bout yours too :'(, AM SHOCKED bout how many people this happens to, I havnt been to one with this baby am so SCARED that they will say they cant find a heart beat with this one to even throw I feel it move,. Am steel scared and that was my husbends 1st baby we named him after my husbend... I was bout 8 months the city hospital I told them what was going on they told me to eather go home or go to the next city, We whent to the next city and thats when we found out... I had him 8/06/12 he was 5.9 and 18nichs long blond hair and red high lights... Never seen the color of his eyes :(... I don't like it when babys cry hit hits me stright in the heart and yeah I remember my 1st he pulled on my t-shirt one time and this men and his wife was walking my way as my son PULLED my t-shirt and bra down I was trying to push the basket and keep my shirt up at the same time my face was SOOO RED all they could do was smile....And dont worry bout mis spells I cant spell half the time when am a wake...
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Yes they can. 7-3 is an 8 hour day for the office. They open earlier so you can get breakfast food. Plus with government budget cutbacks, they might have started pulling shorter hours.

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Government offices can have unusual hours, WIC offices close at lunch hour as well. Call the office and get the hours ( which can change daily) before you walk back.

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Some WIC offices do close early on certain days. But, there are some that stay one night late or they might even open on Saturday. Check with your local sites to see if they have one day that they stay open later one night to fit your schedule.

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