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Woman, Infants & Children (WIC)

Woman, Infants and Children (WIC)

Formula Updates

For the latest formula information for WIC Participants -

Updated formula information for California -

You can also see WIC temporary powdered infant formula options:


Although there is a shortage, finding formula for your baby is still possible and WIC can help!

  • Download the CA WIC Appto find grocers near you that accept WIC or search for WIC authorized grocery stores here
  • To save time, call before you shop to ask if the store has the formula that you need
  • Ask grocers what days they expect formula shipments
  • WIC families should purchase their formula at the beginning of the benefit cycle
  • Call your (707) 565-6590 if you have any questions about the shortage or your baby's specific formula needs

WIC is a nutrition program which stands for Women, Infants and Children.

WIC serves pregnant women, women who have recently been pregnant, infants, and children up to their fifth birthday.