WIC Lactation Support Centers & Hotlines

Community-based support ensuring a mother's success

WIC Lactation Support Centers & Hotlines

 

Community-based support ensuring a mother's success

 

WIC offers four Lactation Support Centers which are specialized clinics where mothers can receive breastfeeding assistance from:

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs).
  • Peer counselors who provide basic support and follow-up care.

There is no charge for this service and a mom can come back to the center until her situation is resolved. Each of the centers has scales, pumps, and other breastfeeding support equipment. 

Additional services include:

  • Classes for parents.
  • Tele-consult services.
  • Support groups.
  • Training for health-care providers.
WIC offers four Lactation Support Centers which are specialized clinics where mothers can receive breastfeeding assistance

Breastfeeding continuity of care, 24/7

The lactation support hotline offers clinical lactation management resources to both mothers and health-care providers.  

Registered Nurses/International Board Certified Lactation Consultants are on-call to assist providers who are helping moms manage breastfeeding issues and ensure breastfeeding success.  

The Texas Lactation Support Hotline is free and available to moms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Lactation Support Hotline
855-550-6667

Support Centers and Hotlines

Texas Lactation Support Hotline
855-550-6667
The Dallas Lactation Care Center operates the Texas Lactation Support Hotline (TLSH). All families and providers are encouraged to call the TLSH for questions on breastfeeding management or assistance in finding local IBCLC services.

Houston - The Lactation Foundation
713-500-2800, option 1

Dallas - Lactation Care Center
214-670-7222

Austin - Mom’s Place
512-972-6700

McAllen - Lactation Care Center RGV
956-292-7711