What is WIC?

What is WIC?

Women Infants and Children (WIC) Program

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program
for Women, Infants and Children

Appointment at a WIC Clinic

WIC is a health, nutrition and breastfeeding program for:

  • BabiesChildren/foster children under 5
  • Pregnant women
  • New mothers
  • Women who have had a baby or were pregnant in the past 6 months

How does WIC help?

  • WIC provides excellent family-friendly classes on nutrition and breastfeeding
  • WIC classes and services are offered in many languages
  • WIC offers checks for healthy foods and referrals for services and healthcare

What You Need to Know about WIC and Public Charge?


Address, phone contact and hours of service for WIC offices in Alameda County:

English | Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese

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