WIC Vendor Management and Operations Unit

The Vendor Management & Operations Unit of the Texas Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program provides the following services:

  • Screens applications from grocers
  • Processes contracts with grocers to accept WIC food instruments
  • Processes grocer claims
  • Reviews grocers’ compliance with the programs competitive pricing criteria
  • Provides training to grocers for compliance with WIC Federal regulations, rules, policies and procedures

Vendor Communications

Celeste Lunceford, MS, LPC-S, ASOTP, CTCM
Director of Vendor Management & Operations Unit
Texas WIC
Health and Human Services Commission
celeste.lunceford@hhsc.state.tx.us

Mailing Address:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Attn: WIC VMO Unit, MC4554
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347

Overnight Parcel Address:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Attn: WIC VMO Unit
4616 W. Howard Lane, Ste. 275
Austin, TX 78728