Pershing WIC Center Re-locates

Pershing WIC Center Re-locates

POSTED: Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 6:44pm

UPDATED: Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 6:46pm

A Central El Paso center that provides federal assistance to low-income families has moved to a new location. A grand opening ceremony took place this morning for the Pershing Women, Infants and Children Center. The new WIC location is about a mile away from the old one. The new building refrigerated air, new waiting area furniture, areas for children to play and much more room for expansion.

"We have moved into a bigger location and are able to service another 1,500 clients from the area, as well as the Northeast part of town," said WIC Services Director Bertha Amaya.

If you'd like to see if you're eligible for the WIC program call 771-5870.

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