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Standard 11. Participant Referrals

The State and local agency ensure the provision of appropriate referrals to health and public assistance programs to Program applicants, participants, and designated proxies.
Referring Program applicants, participants and designated proxies to other health, welfare, and social services help to meet the additional needs of participants and assists in improving health and/or achieving positive health outcomes. The referral process also informs applicants who are ineligible for the WIC Program of other programs and services that may benefit them.