WIC Program

WIC is a health and nutrition program for:

  • Babies
  • Children under 5
  • Pregnant Women
  • New Mothers

What does WIC offer?

  • Practical nutrition information and everyday healthy living tips for you and your family.
  • Nutrition experts who specialize in nutrition for mothers and their children
  • Support and information about breastfeeding your baby, including access to breastfeeding experts.
  • Help in finding health care and other valuable community services
  • Benefits to buy healthy foods – such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, milk, eggs, bread, cereal, juice, peanut butter, soy milk, tofu and more

Who qualifies for WIC?

  • Are pregnant
  • Breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
  • Just had a baby in the past 6 months
  • Have children under 5 years of age including single fathers, foster care and grandparents
  • Have a family income within WIC Guidelines.

What do I bring to my first WIC appointment?

  • Each person who will be enrolling into the WIC program
  • Identification – for yourself & any children age birth to 5 years
  • Proof of address – a document verifying your current address
  • Proof of income – current documents such as, paycheck, tax return or letter from employer

What should I expect at my first WIC appointment?

  • A review of the WIC program services & benefits, including an Individualized Nutrition Assessment for each qualifying member of your family

UIHS WIC Program

Call: (707) 822-9900 or (707) 825-5000

Text:  (888) 411-1973

Social Media:


1600 Weeot Way

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Closed Friday 9-11am for staff meeting


2332 Harrison St. Suite C&D

Third Thursday of each month



241 Salmon Ave

First Tuesday of each month

10am-3pm closed for lunch 12-12:30pm

Crescent City

2298 Norris Ave

Second and/or Third Tuesday of each month

10am to 2:45pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm

Willow Creek

77 Walnut Way

First Monday of the month

10am to 3pm closed for lunch 12:00-12:30pm


1200 Airport Road

Thursday’s and by appointment

10:00am to 3pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm


Libby Nix Community Center

Fourth Wednesday of every other month

10am to 2:30pm closed for lunch 12:30-1pm

WIC Program

Potawot Health Village

1600 Weeot Way

Arcata, CA 95521

Call (707) 822-9900

Text (888) 411-1973

Fax (707) 822-9901