Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Contact Us:

Department of Public Health
51 Industrial Park Way
PO Box 1470
Weaverville, CA 96093
Phone: 530-623-8209
Toll Free: 1-800-851-5658
Fax: 530-623-1297
Email:  WIC

Business Hours

Weaverville Clinic: 51 Industrial Pkwy, Weaverville, CA 96093

  • Mon - Wed 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Evening Clinic once a month

Hayfork Clinic: Hayfork Community Center 154 Tule Creek Rd. Hayfork, CA 96041

  • Call Weaverville for Appointments
  • WIC is in Hayfork three Thursdays a month

 

Mission Statement

We will provide women, infants, and children healthy food and the knowledge and opportunity to make healthy choices that are consistent with local, federal, and state guidelines. By placing people first, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, we can promote the health and well-being for all Californians to enjoy a higher quality of life.

Description of Services

W.I.C. is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children up to five years old.

  • WIC supports breastfeeding as the NORMAL method of feeding and nurturing infants. We offer prenatal "how to" workshops, individual appointments, and monthly support groups with a Certified Lactation Educator.
  • WIC promotes families to eat well, be active and stay healthy. We offer group workshops, individual or online education on many different topics.
  • WIC provides checks to buy healthy supplemental foods such as milk, juice, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, cheese, cereal, beans, and peanut butter.
  • WIC will also help families find healthcare and other community services.

Who Qualifies:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women up to one year, up to six months if not breastfeeding
  • Parents, including single fathers, can receive benefits for infants and children under five years old
  • All foster children under five years old

To get WIC in Trinity County you must live in Trinity County, have a nutritional need, and meet the WIC income guidelines.

Can men participate in WIC? campaign poster

The WIC Program welcomes men! WIC recognizes the important role that all caregivers play in caring for kids. Fathers, grandfathers, stepfather, and other guardians of kids under 5 are encouraged to enroll and bring kids to appointments, attend nutrition and health education sessions, and use WIC checks in grocery stores. For any questions about the WIC Program please call: (530) 623-8209.

 

How Can I Get WIC? (California Department of Public Health)

 

* Please note: Pregnant women are counted as two people.

 
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In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.