WIC App Scheduled Maintenance

The WIC App will be down for maintenance on June 23, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. During this time, you can ask for your benefit balance by calling 1-844-4MY-FAMILY or ask for a paper copy of your WIC benefit balance at the store.

La aplicación de WIC estará fuera de servicio por mantenimiento el 23 de junio de 2024, desde las 8:00 a.m. hasta las 12:00 p.m. Durante este tiempo puede solicitar su saldo para alimentos llamando al 1-844-4MY-FAMILY o solicitar una copia impresa de su saldo para alimentos de WIC en la tienda.

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The California WIC Card and WIC App:

Make shopping easy by using your WIC Card and WIC App together.

How to use your California WIC Card

The California WIC Card makes shopping fast and easy. Take a look at this video to find out how the WIC Card works.

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One WIC Card

Use one California WIC Card for all your family's food benefits. Always use your WIC Card when shopping for WIC foods.

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Get just what you need

You can shop for all of your foods at once or just a few at a time. You have 30 days to use your WIC benefits.

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Benefits are not lost

You do not have to worry about losing your benefits if your WIC Card is lost or damaged.

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Keep your food benefits safe on your WIC Card.

Keep your WIC information safe. Before you shop, you will set up a 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN). Protect your WIC Card number and PIN.

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Need help with your WIC Card?

Reach out to the support phone numbers when you need to:
  • Change your PIN
  • Get your WIC Food Balance
  • Report your WIC Card as lost, stolen, or damaged

California WIC Card Customer Service:

1-844-4MY-FAMILY or 1-844-469-3264
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

California WIC Program:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Report Fraud or Abuse

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The California WIC App

WIC Card users can download the free California WIC App to start checking food balances, appointment times, and more!


Find WIC offices and grocers.

Use the WIC App to find WIC offices and WIC authorized grocers.
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View your WIC Food Balance.

Check your WIC Food Balance and expiration date in the app.
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Scan WIC foods as you shop.

Scan foods as you shop to find your WIC approved foods.

See upcoming appointments.

Never forget your WIC appointments with the WIC App.

Download the California WIC App today!

Search for the California WIC App in Apple (iOS) and Google Play (Android) stores.

WIC App on phones

WIC App Set-Up Guide for
iPhone and Android

Download our helpful guidance sheets to install
the WIC App on Android phones and iPhones.

Desktop Friendly Version

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Mobile Friendly Version (iOS)

English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
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Mobile Friendly Version (Android)

English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

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Learn how to shop for
your WIC foods.

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Welcome to WIC: Shopping with your WIC Card

English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
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Your WIC Foods: A Variety of Healthy Choices

English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
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Understanding Your WIC Food Balance - Ounces of Foods

English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)

Page Last Updated: February 29, 2024

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