Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Welcome to WIC!

WIC banner with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables

 

 

WIC Participants, did you know that you can do your nutrition appointments online, in minutes? It’s easy to sign up, complete your profile and learn about something that interests YOU! Want more info? Text “wichealth” to 888-422-1622 or call us at 530-865-8791.

 

 

Participantes de WIC: ¿Sabían que pueden hacer sus citas de nutrición en línea, en minutos? ¡Es fácil registrarse, completar su perfil y aprender sobre algo que le interese! ¿Quiere más información? Envíe un mensaje de texto que diga "wichealth" al 888-422-1622 o llámenos al 530-865-8791.

 

The California WIC Card and free App make shopping easier than ever!

To learn more about the California WIC Card click here.

 

 

        

For more information check out the California State WIC website

 

WIC Services

WIC provides healthy foods such as:

  • Fruits and vegetablesPicture of pregnant torso.
  • Milk, cheese, eggs
  • Soy milk and tofu
  • Juice, cereal
  • Whole grains (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

For more nutrition information, visit: www.myfamily.wic.ca.gov

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

Picture of mother nursing a baby.Picture of a child eating an apple.

 

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: 245 N. Villa Ave., Willows, CA 95988

 

 

WIC banner with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables