New York WIC Retention Promotion Study: Keep, Reconnect, Thrive
By New York WIC
Increasing NYS WIC retention rates among eligible participants is critical to improving the nutrition status and eating behaviors of low income families, nurturing optimal child development, and supporting childhood obesity prevention. The goal of this study was to identify barriers to retention, and to develop, implement, and evaluate strategies aimed at improving retention in the WIC program beyond one year of age for eligible infants. This study was conducted from 2010-2014, and funded by a 2010 WIC Special Projects Grant from the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
New York WIC (2016) New York WIC Retention Promotion Study: Keep, Reconnect, Thrive. Report Available online: https://wicworks.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/document/NY2010summary.pdf