WIC services

Image by SF WIC. WIC staff with family.

Nutrition education

WIC provides nutrition education and tips for a healthy life. We offer different options to make it easy for your family: 

  • Individual conversations with a WIC team member  

  • Group video classes  

  • Online classes 

Shopping with your WIC foods

Healthy foods

WIC provides you an your family with a WIC card to buy healthy foods at the store. These foods include:

  • Fruits and vegetables

  • Milk (including soy and lactose-free)

  • Cheese and/or tofu

  • Eggs

  • Yogurt

  • Whole grains (bread, brown rice, pasta, tortillas)

  • Peanut butter

  • Beans, lentils, or peas

  • Breakfast cereal

  • 100% fruit or vegetable juice

  • Canned fish

  • Baby foods (jarred foods, infant cereal, infant formula)

Breastfeeding support

WIC promotes breastfeeding and provides support in many ways to help you meet your goals:

  • Video or online classes

  • Support from a breastfeeding peer counselor

  • Visit with a lactation consultant

  • Learn more about our services here

Family resources

WIC helps connect families to healthcare and other resources in the community such as:

  • Medi-Cal

  • CalFresh

  • CalWORKS

  • Immunizations

  • Childcare

  • Mental health

Last updated August 4, 2022