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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well, be active and stay healthy.

Women, Infants & Children

Am I Eligible

Low to medium income families who have:

  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or just had a baby
  • Children under 5 years of age
  • Foster children receiving Medi-Cal

WIC Income Guideline Table 

WIC Eligibility Assessment Tool

Useful Links:

www.calwic.org
http://www.wicworks.ca.gov

Where Can I Apply

Enrollments are by appointment only. To determine if you may qualify for WIC, please contact the WIC Program.

By Phone: 
Rocklin 916-784-6447
Auburn 530-889-7187

By Email:
PlacerWIC@placer.ca.gov

The WIC staff will give you an enrollment appointment and directions to the nearest office. At your appointment, WIC staff will check to see if you and your family qualify. All persons enrolling in WIC must be present at the enrollment appointment.

Office locations:

Auburn Public Health WIC Office
11484 B Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603

Rocklin Community Health WIC Office
1000 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 150
Rocklin CA 95765

Lincoln Community Health WIC Office
(within the Lighthouse FRC)
427 A Street
Lincoln CA 95648

Kings Beach Community Health WIC Office
265 Bear Street
Kings Beach CA 96143

 

What Do I Need to Bring to My WIC Appointment

  • Identification for the persons applying for WIC, such as a birth certificate, driver’s license, crib card, military ID, photo ID, Social Security card, hospital record, or Medi-Cal BIC card.
  • Proof of all family income
  • Proof of street address
  • All enrollment forms sent to you by WIC

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

 

 

Special Programs for WIC Participants

Dental Days

In 2017, Dental Days provided preventive dental services to WIC participants who were pregnant and children 0-5 years of age.

In 2018, Dental Days services are available to all family members of WIC participants (fathers, non-pregnant mothers, guardians, older siblings) who can now also receive FREE:

  • Dental assessments
  • Fluoride varnish to prevent cavities
  • Information on how to stay cavity free
  • Referral to a dentist if needed
  • Dental supplies

Click here for more information and schedules

If you are a WIC participant, call WIC for the Dental Days schedule. You do not have to wait until your next WIC appointment to come to a Dental Day.

If you are not a WIC participant and would like more information about the program or how to enroll, contact Placer County WIC at (916) 784-6447 or (530) 889-7187.

Breastfeeding Support 

Breastfeeding provides the best food for infants and many health benefits for moms and babies that last for years.



The Placer County WIC Program supports breastfeeding.  Whether a WIC mom is learning about breastfeeding, starting to breastfeed, overcoming challenges, or thriving, WIC Breastfeeding Support has the information, recourses and support to help moms meet their breastfeeding goals.  

Placer County Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program:
If you are currently pregnant and would like extra support with breastfeeding contact our breastfeeding peer counselor program (530) 889-7211.

Have questions about breastfeeding? Contact us at (916) 784-6447.

Farmer's Markets

Placer County WIC supports the consumption of fresh, locally- grown fruits and vegetables and encourages shopping at community farmers’ markets by providing $20 coupon booklets to eligible WIC families. Farmers’ Market Coupon booklets are good from May 1, 2018 till November 30,2018. WIC families are only eligible to receive one Farmers’ Market coupon booklet during the Farmers’ Market season.

If you have any questions or concerns about how to use your Farmers’ Market Coupons contact us at (916) 784-6447.

If you have a Complaint regarding your Farmers’ Market experience click the link  or call (800) 852-5570

Requirement: Must be receiving services from the Placer County WIC program. Clients should bring their WIC folder and Farmers’ Market slip.

Dates and Locations:

Where: Rocklin RC Willey FM
6636 Lonetree Blvd.
When: Saturday, July 14
Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Where: Roseville Fountains FM
Galleria Blvd. & E. Roseville Parkway
When: Tuesday, July 17
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.

Where: Auburn Dewitt FM
Richardson Dr. & B Ave
When: Wednesday, July 18
Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m.

WIC has a limited supply of coupons so they are provided on a first come basis

 

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