Elkhart County
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What hours are your Elkhart and Goshen offices open?

A: Monday – 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Tuesday through Friday – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Q: Do you have income guidelines?

A: Yes. Please call the office for specific details for the program(s) you’re interested in.

Q: Do you accept Medicaid?

A: Yes, for the Dental program.

Q: Will you help me enroll in Medicaid?

A: Yes, for pregnant women through the Healthy Babies program only.

Q: Do you offer pregnancy testing?

A: Yes. There is a $4.00 charge for the test. You will receive written confirmation of your pregnancy.

Q: How much will I have to pay for services?

A: There is no charge for the services through WIC. We have a sliding fee scale for dental services but also accept Medicaid and some private dental insurance. Healthy Babies clients also pay a fee based on a sliding fee scale.

Q: Do I need an appointment to pick up my WIC checks?

A: Yes, all WIC transactions are now by appointment.

Q: Do you have a doctor on staff to see me if I am pregnant?

A: No. Our Healthy Babies staff will help you find a doctor so that you can start your prenatal care as early in your pregnancy as possible.

Q: Do you have a dentist on staff?

A: Yes. We have a part time dentist who provides most restorative procedures. We also have dental hygiene staff who are able to provide cleanings and apply fluoride treatments along with sealants for ongoing preventive care.

Office Locations:

1400 Hudson Street
Elkhart, IN 46516
Phone: 522-0104
Phone: 522-6702 (Dental)

Office Hours:
Monday: 10:00-2:00 & 3:00-7:00
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30-12:30 & 1:00-5:00
Friday: 8:30-12:30

117 N. 2nd Street
Goshen, IN 46526
Phone: 535-6765