‚ÄčThe Shasta County WIC program helps pregnant women, new moms, and young children eat well, stay healthy, and be active. With WIC you receive:
  • Free, healthy foods
  • Nutrition education for you and your family
  • Referrals to community services
  • Information and support for breastfeeding

 

WIC serves families with low to medium incomes, including many working families.

If you receive Medi-Cal, CalWORKs or CalFresh (Food Stamps), you could meet the income eligibility for WIC.

U.S. citizenship is not a requirement for receiving WIC. The non-cash benefits provided by WIC do not affect immigration status

Are you eligible?

Take these 3 easy steps to see if you qualify!

Breastfeeding support is available to answer brief questions, provide one-on-one breastfeeding counseling, and to make referrals to the WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program and various agencies within Shasta County who assist new mothers and families.

Shasta County WIC has 7 offices. Here is a map of locations and office hours, or call (530) 225-5168 to schedule an appointment.

 

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