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How WIC Works

Who is Eligible

Newly pregnant women, working families, including military and migrant families, are encouraged to apply! You can also apply if you had a pregnancy loss within the last 6 months.
In order to be eligible for WIC, you must:
  1. Be in one of the following groups:
    • Pregnant women
    • Breastfeeding women up to one year after the birth of the baby (postpartum)
    • Non-breastfeeding women up to six months after the birth of the baby
    • Women who have lost a pregnancy within the past six months
    • Infants and children under five years old
    • Foster children under five years old
    • Single fathers, grandparents, and other legal guardians of children age 5 years or younger may receive benefits for eligible infants/children
    • Families living in California
  2. Meet the income guidelines

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