Benefits of joining WIC

Do you think you may be eligible for WIC? You can join WIC if you:
• are pregnant
• are breastfeeding a baby who’s less than 1 year old
• just had a baby in the last 6 months
• have children under 5 years of age
• miscarried recently
and meet income guidelines

Who else can join? Single dads, foster parents, grandparents, stepparents, adoptive parents, and guardians with children under age 5 can join WIC too!

What are the benefits of joining WIC?

  • CA WIC Card to shop for free healthy foods
  • One-on-one sessions about nutrition, breastfeeding and health by phone with a WIC educator
  • Answers to your questions while you are pregnant and as your child grows
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Online education
  • A chance to speak with a WIC nutritionist if you have a health problem or concerns about your child’s development
  • Referrals to healthcare programs and other community resources