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Women, Infants and Children Program

The Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy. As part of the program, participants receive special checks to buy healthy foods, such as milk, juice, eggs, cheese, cereal, peanut butter, dry beans and peas. Additionally, WIC provides information about breastfeeding, help in finding health care and other community services, and nutrition and health resources to help you and your family stay healthy.

Who is eligible?

WIC is available to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, as well as children under age five, who are at nutritional risk and at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level. Many people incorrectly view WIC as a welfare program because participants must be members of a low-income family. However, over 50 percent of California women and children on WIC are members of a family where one or both parents work outside the home.

Do I qualify?

Contact your local WIC office to make an appointment and find out which documents you need to take. At your appointment, WIC staff members will let you know if you qualify

When You Are Sick

The Klotz Student Health Center offers CSUN students free basic services and a nominal fee for other services. You may contact their office by calling (818) 677-3666 or emailing

They are open from Monday to Wednesday and Friday (urgent care only), 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and on Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Additional campus services

Alcohol and other drug services: (818) 677-3690

Birth control information sessions: (818) 677-3666

Chiropractor: (818) 677-3674

FamilyPACT: (818) 677-3651

Health promotion and education: (818) 677-6328

Health information management (medical records): (818) 677-3667

Immunization (including Tuberculosis tests and flu shots): (818) 677-3666

Klotz Student Health Center appointments: (818) 677-3666

Klotz Student Health Center cashier: (818) 677-3651

Klotz Student Health Center director’s office: (818) 677-3691

Laboratory: (818) 677-3673

Medical withdrawal coordinator: (818) 677-3691

Optometry clinic: (818) 677-7250

Peer education: (818) 677-3683

Peer Nutrition Counseling (PNC): (818) 677-3666

Pharmacy: (818) 677-3671

Physical therapy: (818) 677-3674

Pregnancy options counseling: (818) 677-3683

Radiology (X-ray): (818) 677-3672


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