Resources for Finding Baby FormulaNeed baby formula?

If you cannot find formula at the store due to the shortage, get the most up-to-date information at

For questions or to schedule an appointment with WIC, call (530) 225-5168.

For questions or assistance with breastfeeding, call (530) 245-6466.

Is homemade baby formula safe? No, it is important for your baby's health to stick with products that meet federal standards that ensure formula is safe and free of harmful bacteria.

For more resources to find baby formula (Spanish/English), visit

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Welcome to WIC

The Shasta County WIC program helps pregnant women, new moms, and young children eat well, stay healthy, and be active. With WIC you receive:

  • Healthy, no cost 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. WIC is an equal opportunity provider.

Are you eligible for WIC benefits? 
Take these 3 easy steps to see if you qualify!

Income eligibility guidelines for July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022.

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Childbirth Information

Looking for information about childbirth? Click here to learn more about a local childbirth education workshop. Register at

Breastfeeding Information

Breastfeeding support is available to answer brief questions and provide one-on-one breastfeeding counseling. The support program can also make referrals to the WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program, along with other services within Shasta County that assist new mothers and families.

Shasta County 7 WIC offices. WIC staff are providing remote services for families while physically distancing during the pandemic. Call (530) 225-5168 to schedule an appointment.


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