What You Get
WIC's comprehensive nutrition programs and services include:
- Providing nutrition education classes to promote healthy eating and active living
- Providing nutritious supplemental food vouchers for WIC-approved foods, such as fruits, vegetables, milk and cereals
- Promoting and encouraging breastfeeding
- Helping women find prenatal care, health insurance, family planning options, and general medical care for the mother and child
Starting March 28th, there are changes and brand new choices to the food package you will be receiving! Some of these include the option of yogurt for women and children, fruits and vegetables for children 9-11 months, whole wheat pasta, and much more. Check out https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/wicworks/Documents/NE/WIC-NE-EdMaterials-NewFoodChoicesAtWIC-2016.pdf or ask us at your next WIC appointment.
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See if You Qualify
Who is eligible?
Planned Parenthood WIC serves women and children who live in Orange County, are in need of nutritional care, and meet the required income guidelines. Examples of these include:*
Click here for details and an income guideline chart.
Military families, foster parents, and grandparents are eligible for WIC benefits and are encouraged to apply.
*Services provided after qualification acceptance. Families with low-to-medium income and working families may qualify.