El Mercadito Hispano WIC Store
View details for El Mercadito Hispano, a WIC approved store in Herndon VA. This vendor is allowed to sell food using your Virginia WIC benefits. To see what specific foods you can purchase, view the VA WIC food list. We provide the WIC phone number, address and hours of operation for this location. Before going shopping, it is recommend you call this location to verify they still accept Virginia WIC, as their status may change from time to time.
You can also verify by looking for a sign out front that states they sell WIC approved foods. While shopping, look for the WIC sign on the price tag, this verifies that food item is WIC approved. You can see an example of the price tag in the image below. If you have any questions or issues about this store, please contact your local WIC clinic.
As a reminder, you need to being your WIC ID folder with you as it contains your checks/vouchers, information about the WIC program etc. You will need to show this folder to the cashier when checking out to provide proof of your WIC benefits. If you have a complaint about El Mercadito Hispano or one of its employees, you can request to talk to their manager, or you can contact your local WIC clinic.
WIC EBT Card
States are now transition from using paper checks/vouchers to using a WIC EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card thorugh the eWIC System. This acts like a debit card where at checkout you hand the cashier your Virginia WIC EBT card and they will swipe it through their POS system. From there the system will deduct the amount from your current WIC balance.
You also wouldn't need to go down to a clinic each month to get more checks/vouchers because your card will be electronically refilled instead. It is planned that all states move to the eWIC system by 2020. If you would like to find out more about this in your state, please contact the Virginia Department of Health.
Shopping for WIC approved foods
As a reminder, when shopping for WIC approved foods at El Mercadito Hispano, make sure you check the Virginia WIC food list to verify what items you can purchase. Also, make sure you have the correct checks/vouchers with you, this can be done by looking at the "First Date to use" and "Last Date to Use" on the check/voucher.
When checking out, you will need to separate your WIC foods from your non-WIC foods and let the cashier know you are planning to use your VA WIC benefits. When the cashier enters the price on your check/voucher, double check before signing to make sure they wrote down the correct price.
Never sign the check/voucher prior to checking out, if you do the cashier won't accept it. If you still have questions or issues shopping at this Herndon WIC approved store in Virginia, please contact your local WIC clinic.
WIC Store Location
495B Elden St
Herndon, VA 20170
WIC Store Phone Number
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WIC Store Hours
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Map of the El Mercadito Hispano WIC Store
Below is a map of the current Virginia WIC store, located at 495B Elden St Herndon VA 20170. You can view the current WIC store hours and other locations nearby on this page.