Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

What is the process?

Check Eligibilit: Check Eligibility

To find out if you are eligible, view WIC’s qualifying incomes or visit the State's WIC website

Appointments: Make an Appointment

Please call (805) 781-5570 or text (888) 417-6180 to schedule an appointment.

Gather Documents: Gather Necessary Documents

  • Identification for the persons applying for WIC, such as a birth certificate, driver’s license, crib card, military ID, photo ID, Social Security card, hospital record, or Medi-Cal card
  • Proof of all family income (pay stubs or Medi-Cal card)
  • Proof of street address (mail, utility bill, rent/mortgage receipt)

Who can use this service?

  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or just had a baby in the past 6 months (or pregnancy loss);
  • Children up to 5 years of age, including those cared for by a mom, dad, a grandparent, foster parent, step-parent or guardian; and
  • Meet the WIC income guidelines or who receive Medi-Cal, CalWORKS or CalFresh (SNAP) benefits; and
  • Live in California.

Take the online WIC Eligibility Assessment to see if you may qualify.  

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

Please contact the WIC office nearest you to schedule an appointment or text toll free (888) 417-6180.

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