The Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well and stay healthy. WIC provides nutrition and health information, breastfeeding information and support, coupons to buy healthy foods, such as milk, fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grain bread and cereal, eggs, cheese, dry beans and peanut butter in the grocery store and referrals health care and other community services.
WIC serves women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby and children from birth to 5 years of age (including foster children).
To be eligible for WIC families need to have a low to medium income and live in San Luis Obispo County.
WIC has offices in Atascadero, Cambria, Grover Beach, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo
To see if you or your family qualifies for WIC call 805-781-5570 or toll free 800-660-3313 to schedule an enrollment appointment nearest your home. WIC staff are bilingual.
For more information: http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/health/publichealth/wic.htm