California WIC Office

Get help with your California WIC benefits. The California Department of Public Health manages the WIC program in the state. Their job is to help improve, promote and protect the health of adults and children in the state. The primary focus of WIC is educating families about proper nutrition for expectant and new mothers, babies and young children.

If you have questions or issues about the California WIC program, then use the information below to contact them. We include the WIC office number, hours of operation and their office address. The WIC director for California is Christine Nelson. You can also access the official CA WIC website,, by clicking here.

I need to apply for WIC

If you are looking to get on the California WIC program, the first step is to see if you meet the California WIC eligibility requirements. In general, to qualify you need to meet the California WIC Income Guidelines, live in state and be seen by a health professional at the clinic. If you feel you qualify, then you need to call your local California WIC clinic to schedule an appointment.

You will be required to bring specific documentation to help the staff determine if you qualify. To find out the full process view how to apply for CA WIC. If you still have questions about the application process, please use the contact information on this page to call the California WIC office.

  • WIC Office Location

    California Department of Public Health
    3901 Lennane Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95834

  • WIC Office Phone Number

    The CA WIC number to this clinic is 800-852-5770 or 916-558-1784. You can also fax them at 800-852-5770 or 916-558-1784.

  • WIC Office Hours

    Monday - Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

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