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Gateway Community Action Partnership operates the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) in Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland and Salem counties.
The program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education, lactation support, immunization education and health care referrals to income-eligible pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to age 5.
Gateway WIC serves more than 21,000 clients annually through flexible hours through its ten (10) offices. However, due to the COVID19 pandemic, staff will certify participants over the phone and mail them their WIC Vouchers.
WIC is an equal opportunity employer and provider. To file a program complaint of discrimination, because of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap, , complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA at: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC, 20250 - 9410.and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: email@example.com.
For additional information on the Gateway WIC program or nearest office location and hours of operation, call the Gateway WIC program at 856-451-5600 or 856-225-5050 or 609-347-5656.
Gateway Community Action Partnership’s Early Head Start/Head Start program announced today a new partnership with the national nonprofit DonorsChoose to help teachers tap into a network of 4 million donors to support classroom projects and more seamlessly align with district strategy and operations.
Teachers in Gateway EHS/Head Start have raised $100K and completed over 190 projects on DonorsChoose. These projects vary from books to laptops and other tools to enhance the learning environment and support student success. (Click for more info)
In an effort to expand participation in NJ SNAP, Hunger Free NJ is circulating a survey to learn more about the barriers to enrollment. We will be publishing the results in a report that will include actionable steps the state can take to improve SNAP participation, which currently reaches just 75 percent of very low-income residents who would likely qualify.