Women, Infants & Children (WIC) is a supplemental nutrition program funded by federal grants to help pregnant women, infants, and children under the age of five. Participants receive one-on-one nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthcare referrals, and food vouchers to be used at local grocery stores. To enroll, proof of income, current address, identity, and pregnancy must be brought in during the initial visit. Further information can be found online at m.wic.ca.gov or by calling (818)-361-7541 to speak with a representative. An individual can also visit local WIC clinics in the Los Angeles County District to receive further details about the program.
For those who live near CSUN, they are in luck because a WIC clinic is located directly on campus. The CSUN WIC office has been operating for years. However, in August 2019, the CSUN WIC office opened its doors to a new location, Sequoia Hall Room 113. This location serves CSUN students, faculty members, and surrounding community members. The WIC office is staffed with Dietetic Interns, Certified Lactation Educators, and experienced WIC employees. To learn more about the CSUN WIC Office, its hours of operation are Thursdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm weekly.
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