The Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

The Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

Promoting better health through improved nutrition

The WIC program strives to prevent health problems and to improve the health of program participants during critical times of growth and development.  WIC has a commitment to help participants improve their health status through better nutrition.

CRP WIC Staff

The Health Division at Community Resource Project, Inc. houses a variety of programs intended to provide additional health-related services to the families we serve.

The Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) is a federal program designed to provide food to low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children until the age of 5. The program provides a combination of nutrition education, checks for healthy foods, breastfeeding promotion and support and referrals to health care and social service agencies.

The purpose of WIC is to improve health of families during critical times of growth and development. WIC services are provided at nine different locations in Sacramento County. Contact us at 916-326-5830 or email to CRP WIC for more information.

In addition to the WIC Program, CRP provides related services on breastfeeding promotion and support for specialized lactation services to higher-risk moms and babies in Sacramento County.

Our Health Division staff help link families to other healthcare services within the community we serve.

What WIC provides…

WIC checks

WIC Shopping Guide

WIC provides special checks for health foods for each participant on the program.  These checks can be used at authorized WIC vendors/grocers to buy specific types and quantities of food. To view a complete WIC shopping guide, click the button to the right.

Nutrition information

WIC provides information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy.

Breastfeeding Support

WIC provides new and expecting moms with information and resources to get them ready to feed their new babies. Call our breastfeeding helpline at 916-326-5841 for any breastfeeding questions.

Referrals

Referrals Information

WIC can help you and your family find a healthcare provider and medical home and provide referrals to other social services such as Medi-Cal, CalWorks, CalFresh and more depending on your individual needs.

Referral Forms:

Contact us: 916-326-5830 / crpwicappt@cresource.org / Breastfeeding Support: 916-326-5841

How Can I Get WIC?

Welcome to WIC Video

Welcome to WIC video

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Contact Us

916-326-5830
Email Us

Breastfeeding Support

916-326-5841

WIC Locations

Do I Qualify?

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