Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

 

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WIC Services

WIC provides special checks for nutritious foods such as:

  • Fruits and vegetablesPicture of pregnant torso.
  • Milk, cheese, eggs
  • Soy milk and tofu
  • Juice, cereal
  • Whole grain (whole wheat bread and tortillas, corn tortillas, brown rice, barley and bulgur)
  • Dried beans and peas, peanut butter
  • Infant formula with iron
  • Infant cereal, fruits and vegetables

These foods do not meet all the daily requirements and are only intended to supplement the diet.

WIC provides nutrition assessment and education including:

  • Limited assessment and screening by staff who are trained in maternal and child health
  • Individual nutrition education
  • Nutrition and health group sessions
  • Instructions in food preparation and tips for food shopping

WIC provides breastfeeding education and support:

  • Participants receive encouragement, education and help with breastfeeding

WIC provides referrals to:

  • Health care
  • Substance abuse counseling and treatment
  • Support services for food, income and housing
  • Domestic violence services
  • Dental health services
  • Child support services

For more information about WIC visit: www.wicworks.ca.gov

Who is Eligible for WIC?

  • Low income families who have incomes at 185% or less of the Federal poverty level
  • Working families may be eligible
  • Eligible family members include:
    1. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or non-breastfeeding, and/or
    2. Infants and children under the age of 5 years

To see if you qualify, check the Income Guideline Requirements

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WIC Sites

Orland Location:

Open Monday - Friday, Closed every other Friday
Closed for lunch 1:00 - 1:30
Please call for appointment
Phone: 530-865-8791
Address: 127 E. Walker St., Orland, CA 95963

Willows Location:

Open most Tuesdays & Thursdays
Closed for lunch 1:00 - 1:30
Please call for appointment
Phone: 530-865-8791
Address: 1035 W. Wood St., Willows, CA 95988

Resources

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