The California WIC App – Scheduled Maintenance

The California WIC App will be unavailable during required maintenance on the days and times listed below. Grocery shopping will NOT be affected. To check your current WIC benefits during those times, please call 1-844-469-3264.

Maintenance Schedule:

  • Sunday, October 1, 2023, from 4:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 8, 2023, from 4:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 10, starting at 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 11:30 p.m. through Sunday, October 15, 2023, at 7:00 a.m.

Workers on Strike or Furloughed May Qualify for WIC Food Assistance

If you are on strike, have been furloughed, or your income has been affected by a strike or a furlough, WIC is here to help you make ends meet. WIC assists families by providing healthy foods each month for each person who qualifies for the program. You may qualify for WIC benefits if you:

  • Are pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding a baby under the age of one
  • Care for a child under the age of five
  • Had a baby within the last six months
  • Recently experienced a pregnancy
  • And, you have low income.

WIC applications can be completed in person or by phone. Complete the sign up form and a WIC Counselor will contact you within 72 hours to help you start your application. When you are enrolled, you can immediately buy WIC-approved foods included in your food package using your WIC Card, which be sent by mail or picked up at your local WIC office.

Learn more about WIC eligibility and income guidelines and apply for WIC here if you live in Los Angeles, Orange, or San Bernardino Counties. If you live elsewhere, please visit to find your local WIC office.