WIC

WIC

Provider: WATTS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION - ADAMS BLVD. WIC SITE

This is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than age five who live in specified areas of Los Angeles. This agency serves women and children who live in Watts and parts of South Central Los Angeles, including parts of Los Angeles 90002, 90003, 90059 and 90061. Eligible applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may include undocumented women. When funding is cut, services may only be provided to pregnant women and children younger than age one.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk, eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular medical assessments. If eligibility continues, women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required, as are proof of income and residence. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Service/Intake

(323) 766-6200

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