Nevada County Public Health WIC Program

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The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a health and nutrition program for babies and children under 5, pregnant women, and new mothers. WIC is an equal opportunity program. Dads, grandparents, caregivers, migrants, and foster parents of young children may apply! 

To learn more or see if you qualify visit the WIC website, call us at 530-265-1454 or email us.

WIC provides:

  • Practical nutrition information and everyday healthy living tips for you and your family. Visit the Feeding My Family page.
  • Nutrition experts who specialize in nutrition for mothers and their children
  • Support and information about breastfeeding your baby, including access to breastfeeding experts. Visit the Feeding My Baby page.
  • Help in finding health care and other valuable community services
  • Benefits to buy healthy foods - such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs, bread, cereal, juice, peanut butter, soy milk, tofu and more!

WIC services are available by phone, video chat, and at two locations, Brighton Greens Family Resource Center, and the Joseph Smith Government Center.

Call for an appointment today 530-265-1454.

  1. How to Apply

You may be eligible for WIC if you:

  • Are pregnant, breastfeeding, or just had a baby in the past 6 months; or
  • Have children under 5 years of age including those cared for by a single parent, father, grandparent, foster parent, step-parent or guardian;

AND

  • Have low to medium income; and/or
  • Receive Medi-Cal, TANF, or CalFresh benefits.

Proof of California residency is required.

To apply:

  • Call for a phone or office appointment at 530-265-1454 (Grass Valley) or 530-582-7814 (Truckee). We will explain the enrollment process and help to walk you through it. 
  • You may also check your family's potential eligibility and be referred to the nearest California WIC clinic by visiting the WIC enrollment tool.
  1. Breastfeeding Support