More information for WIC families on infant formula availability can be found at the California WIC Infant Formula Availability webpage. General guidance and information for California families about the shortages can be found at the California Department of Public Health Infant Formula webpage.

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WIC supplemental foods meet the special nutritional needs of eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to 5-years-old.

WIC Authorized Food List Shopping Guide

The WIC Authorized Food List Shopping Guide (Shopping Guide) is an educational tool that provides information about the foods authorized by WIC. It is designed for participants and WIC authorized vendors to use at the grocery store to help identify WIC foods. The current Shopping Guide became effective on April 2, 2019. The Shopping Guide is reviewed and revised periodically.

WIC families can also get a copy of the current Shopping Guide from their local WIC office. This document is intended for educational purposes only and does not create any rights, obligations or affirmative duties, and does not replace or supersede the WIC Bulletin Regulations. A complete copy of the regulations summarized in this document can be found at www.wicworks.ca.gov.

WIC Infant Formula Update

Many formulas WIC offers changed on August 1, 2022. Buy the brand, type, size and number of cans included in your WIC Food Balance.

For additional information, visit our webpage on the WIC Contract Infant Formula Transition.

Infant Formula Flyer: HTML Webpage | English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Arabic (PDF) | Armenian (PDF) | Dari (PDF) | Farsi (PDF) | Hmong (PDF) | Korean (PDF) | Pashto (PDF) | Punjabi (PDF) | Russian (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF)

Enjoy Fruits and Vegetables Benefit increase through December 16, 2022!

California WIC has temporarily extended the increase to the Fruits and Vegetables Benefit through December 16, 2022.

More information on the new Fruits and Vegetables Benefit increase can be found here: Fruits and Vegetables Benefit








Your California WIC Card

The California WIC Card makes shopping fast and easy. Take a look at this instructional video to find out more:

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CA WIC Customer Service

Automated Tel: 1-888-942-9675
In-Person Tel: 1-800-852-5770
Email: WIC@cdph.ca.gov



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