We’re here to help.

Fresno EOC WIC provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and family resources to more than 27,000 women, children, and families in Fresno County. If you’re pregnant, or a caretaker of a child under age five, you can get personalized support for you and your family at one of our WIC offices.

How WIC Works

Join our WIC Program to receive support for supplemental foods, healthcare referrals, and nutrition education to promote healthy living!

Fresno EOC WIC benefits will be issued over the phone, and services are provided virtually.

Click here to see how you can receive your WIC benefits over the phone 

WIC Locations, Hours & contact info

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM by phone only

Call us at: (559) 263-1150 or Text: 1-888-412-5922   |   Email: WICExpress@fresnoeoc.org

Shields Ave near First Street*

3257 E. Shields Ave., Fresno, CA 93726
Fax Bus Route
Free Parking

West Ave near Shaw Ave

5104 N. West Ave., Fresno, CA 93711
Fax Bus Route
Free Parking

New Fresno EOC WIC Office Decor
Downtown – Fulton Mall

1920 Mariposa St., Suite 100, Fresno, CA  93721
Fax Bus Route
1st-hour parking free at the garage on Tulare Ave

Kings Canyon Ave & Chestnut Ave

4856 E Kings Canyon Rd., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93727
Fax Bus Route
Free Parking

Clovis – Willow Ave & Shaw Ave

788 W. Shaw Ave., Clovis, CA 93612
Fax Bus Route

Who Qualifies for WIC?

To qualify for WIC, you must meet the income guidelines and be in any of the categories below. Check your eligibility today.

For the duration of your pregnancy

Until your baby is one year old

Parents that are Non-Breastfeeding 
Until the baby is six months old

Recent pregnancy loss
Until 6 months after the pregnancy ends

With a child under 5 years old

Foster Families
With a child under 5 years old

Infants & Children
From birth until your child’s fifth birthday

Military Families
With a child under 5 years old

Legal & non-legal guardians caring for a child under five years old

Income Guidelines*

# Of people in Family**AnnualMonthly Twice MonthlyBi-WeeklyWeekly
Each add'l family member add$9,953 per added
family member
$830 per added
family member
$415 per added
family member
$383 per added
family member
$192 per added
family member


*Effective April 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025
**Unborn children should be counted in family total. Example: Pregnant woman with a single unborn child should be counted as two (2) in family unit. Pregnant woman with two unborn children (twins) should be counted as three (3).

  • What do I need on my first visit?
    The person you are enrolling and proof of identification are the only requirements for the first appointment. Proof of income and address will be required to continue to receive benefits.

WIC is a non-reporting program. Proof of citizenship is not required.  Migrant workers are welcome to apply.

Nutrition Services

  • Work one on one with a WIC counselor & nutrition expert
  • Options for online nutrition education
  • Tips for picky eating, nausea, feeding infants and toddlers and other topics
  • Recipes and resources for healthy eating
  • Supplemental healthy foods and tips for using WIC foods

Healthy Foods

WIC provides free nutritious foods that are  high in vitamins A and C, protein, iron, and calcium. These nutrients are key to good health of pregnant women and breastfeeding women, as well as good health and development of infants and children. Your free WIC healthy foods will depend on your preferences and your child’s age. WIC foods include:

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Eggs
  • Milk including lactose free milk
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Soy milk
  • Tofu
  • Whole grains like bread, brown rice, cereal, pasta, tortillas
  • Peanut butter
  • Beans
  • Vitamin C juices
  • Infant cereals
  • Jarred baby foods
  • Canned fish

Nutrition Education

WIC provides nutrition education that’s focused on your family which will help you through all stages of your family’s life. Pregnancy, first foods for baby, foods for your toddler, helping with picky eating, and healthy meal ideas for your whole family.

With the WIC nutrition program, you can learn healthy habits to introduce to your family and learn how to continue those habits for a healthy life. Let our WIC nutrition education program help you and your kids achieve a healthy and active lifestyle.

wic-health-logoWe have many options for busy families:

  • Online nutrition education
  • One-on-one nutrition education
  • Group meetups

Breastfeeding Support

Fresno EOC Dental Care

Breastfeeding Helpline (559) 263-1162

(Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 7:00 pm)

Email our IBCLCs at wicbfservices@fresnoeoc.org

Text – send fresnoeocwic to 1-888-412-5922


Breastfeeding is a journey. There are ups and downs and feelings of accomplishment and frustration.

How we can help:

  • Latching assistance
  • Lactation Consultants for one-on-one support
  • Peer Counselors – your cheerleaders to keep you on track with your goals
  • Breastfeeding Helpline
  • Moms meet-up support groups
  • Electrical pump loans
  • Online breastfeeding education
  • Lactation rooms at every location
  • Baby showers
    Learn More

Fresno EOC WIC has 37 lactation specialists on staff ready to help you with one-on-one support and group support.

Your WIC Foods Shopping Guide – full list of authorized foods

Shopping Guide – California WIC Authorized Food List

Revised April 2, 2019

Farmers’ Market WIC Coupons

Farmers’ Market WIC coupons are available while supplies last. They will be available starting June and are redeemable during the current year at an authorized Farmers’ Market. For Fresno EOC WIC participants only.

To see if you are eligible, call Fresno EOC WIC at (559) 263-1150 or Text  1-888-412-5922

WIC is a non-reporting program. Proof of citizenship is not required. Migrants are welcome to apply.

We normally hand them out starting June, while supplies last

Participating local markets 


River Park Farmers Market
7786 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno CA 93720
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 


Market on Kern Kern Street
between M & N St.
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market
7300 N. Fresno Street
8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

  • Checks can be used to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and cut herbs.
  • You cannot buy jam, honey, nuts, eggs, flowers, or baked goods with your checks.
  • $30 per family divided into 3 checks
  • Each check is worth $10.00.
  • Farmers cannot give change for a purchase of less than $10.00.
  • Checks cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • Lost, stolen or damaged checks will not be replaced.

frequently asked questions

What is WIC?

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, post-partum and children under 5 years old

What does WIC provide?
  • Monthly benefits on an electronic card for nutritious foods at no cost to the participant
  • Nutrition education on healthy eating and building a healthy lifestyle
  • Individual nutrition counseling
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Referrals to family resources
Who can come to my WIC appointment if I can’t?

You can assign an alternate person that can come to your WIC appointments.

I missed my appointment. What do I do?

We can reschedule an appointment for you, or you may walk in at any of our 5 locations, send us a text: 1-888-412-5922, or call us at (559) 263-1150.

Do I have to be a US citizen or resident to qualify?

No, Immigration status is not a determining factor. We do not collect this information and do NOT report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), or anyone else.

Does WIC report eligibility to other programs?

No, WIC is a non-reporting agency.  It is not necessary to be a citizen to receive WIC benefits.

Am I eligible for WIC if I get food stamps?

Yes, you can participate in both programs.  Food stamps will not be affected if you qualify for WIC.

My child is over 1 year old. Can he still get WIC?

Yes, any child who qualifies can get WIC through the age of 5.

I didn’t get my child’s WIC referral filled out. Can I still get WIC?

Yes, bring your child and we will weigh and measure your child at WIC.  You can bring the results of the blood test another time.

What do I need on my first visit?

Proof of identification is the only requirement at the first appointment. Proof of income and address are required to continue to receive benefits. Applications are computer-based, completed at the time of the visit. Women and children over 9 months of age are asked to bring in results of their recent blood test for anemia.

I am a foster parent, can I get WIC for my foster child?

Yes! Your foster child is eligible for WIC.

I am a grandparent or guardian of a child who is 0-5 years old, can I get WIC for them?

As long as you meet the eligibility requirements.

WIC Handouts

Form / Document


I’m Pregnant

WIC is here to support you, answer your questions, and provide you food and nutrition tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Tips for Helping Your Toddler Sleep

A relaxing bedtime routine can help her go to sleep and stay asleep.

Tips for Making or Changing Routines

Creating a routine for your toddler can be a simple and effective way to help them learn structure and be their best self.

Tips for Helping Toddlers Eat

Understanding why your toddler behaves the way he does can make mealtime easier.

Tips to Cope with Crying Toddlers

This document provides helpful tips on how to effectively handle and comfort a crying toddler.

3 Newborn Feeding Secrets

Knowing these secrets will help you feel more confidant feeding your baby.

from the California Baby Behavior Campaign

Tips for Busy Parents

Simplify your life as a busy parent. 

Getting to Know Your Baby; Birth to 6 Months

Learning about baby behavior can help you understand your baby’s needs.

Getting to Know Your Baby; 6 Months to 2 Years

These 6 Big Changes impact how your child eats, plays, learns, sleeps, and communicates.

Feed Me!

This document provides helpful information and tips for parents on how to feed their baby in a healthy and nutritious way.

A Guide to Breastfeeding

This document provides helpful tips and strategies for successful breastfeeding for mothers and their babies.

How do I keep up a good milk supply?

This booklet is designed to help you keep up a good milk supply. 

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work or School

This booklet is designed to help you continue breastfeeding after returning to work or school.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors

Ask about seeing a WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor today.

WIC Video Appointments

California WIC offers some appointments as a video call.
Video: How to Get Started | Video: ¿Que es el proceso?

Marijuana and Pregnancy

Tips for pregnant women and new mothers using marijuana.

Maternal Wellness Program

Maternal Wellness is an innovative program designed to assist pregnant and postpartum women experiencing challenges with mental health and well-being.

Breastmilk Has More of What Babies Need

Breastmilk provides what babies need to be strong, healthy and smart.

The Hospital Experience

What to expect and how to make it memorable.

Let Your Baby Set the Pace; Tips for Bottle Feeding

This document provides helpful tips to assist you in successfully bottle feeding your baby.

When You Feed Me Formula

Tips on when to feed and when to stop for your baby.

Happy Teeth

Healthy teeth begins at home. 

Preventing Tooth Decay

Pediatric Dentists in the Fresno Area

Fast and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Delicious ways to start your day!


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