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Read the latest updates and information from California WIC.

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Governor Newsom
Commemorates 50 Years of WIC

During Public Health Week 2024, Governor Newsom commemorated WIC's 50 years of service. Read how we have strengthened the health and nutrition of California families.

Read the letter
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Celebrate 50 years of WIC!

For over 50 years, WIC has been the nation's nutrition safety net, helping to keep families healthy through good nutrition.

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Learn about WIC’s Fruits and Vegetables Benefit.

The WIC Fruits and Vegetables Benefit has adjusted amounts, effective October 1, 2023.

Read about the benefit
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The new California Redemption Value (CRV) Fee.

A new California law requires that a ten cents ($0.10) California Redemption Value (CRV) fee is added to each purchase of shelf-stable 64 oz bottles of juice.

Read more about the CRV fee
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What services does WIC offer?

Having a baby and parenting a child takes a strong support system. See a trained health educator or a registered dietitian for expert health and feeding tips.

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Get healthy foods for your family

Get help buying fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs, cereal, peanut butter, and more.

See WIC food options
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Nutrition advice and education

Get expert tips from professionals who specialize in nutrition for parents and their children.

See nutrition and health resources
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Breastfeeding support

Get support and information about breastfeeding your baby from experts.

Discover breastfeeding resources
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Referrals to health services

Get connected to health and community services for your family.

Explore referral programs
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