WIC Program

 

South Los Angeles Health Projects

Serving South Los Angeles, Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, South Gate, Vernon

 
 

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Families grow healthy with WIC!

You want to be healthy and raise a healthy family. But sometimes that’s difficult. We’re here for you!

You can join WIC if you:

  • Are pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding a baby who’s less than 1 year old
  • Had a baby in the last 6 months
  • Have children under 5 years of age
  • Miscarried recently
  • and meet income guidelines

Single dads, foster parents, grandparents, stepparents, and guardians with children under age 5 can join WIC too!

 

What are the benefits of joining WIC?

 

  • One-on-one sessions about nutrition, breastfeeding and health
  • Answers to your questions while you are pregnant and as your child grows
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Parent sessions for you and others with a trained WIC educator
  • A chance to speak with a WIC nutritionist if you have a health problem or concerns about your child’s development
  • Referrals to healthcare programs and other community resources
  • Checks for healthy foods

WIC center locations

You can find our comfortable WIC centers in or near:

  • Bell
  • Bell Gardens
  • Compton
  • Cudahy
  • Downey
  • Huntington Park
  • Los Angeles
  • Lynwood
  • Maywood
  • South Gate
  • Paramount
  • Vernon