NCHS WIC Escondido
649 W. Mission Avenue, Suite 7
Escondido, CA - 92025
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The Official WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed. Check the Income Guidelines Table to see if you are eligible for WIC. This website was created for women looking for WIC information and locations. We are also working towards adding other locations and services that may help out women.
Office Information: Open Monday-Friday, Some Sat. and evening hours.
The WIC staff routinely refers participants to NCHS health centers for immunizations, prenatal care, family planning services and health insurance assistance. Some hospital-grade electric breast pumps are available on a priority basis to our breastfeeding mothers.
he special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), is a nutrition program for low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding Women, Infants and Children (to age five) who are at nutritional risk. The purpose of the WIC program is to prevent health problems and to improve the health of participants during critical times of growth and development.
NCHS Women, Infant & Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) maintains a high participation rate. Breastfeeding promotion and support are identified as a health care priority because it can reduce health care costs by enhancing the health and well-being of the mother and infant. NCHS-WIC is a model in breastfeeding education and support. This State of California\'s WIC Program average breastfeeding rate is only 12.6% statewide, while NCHS-WIC\'s is one of the highest rates in the state at 35.3% (March 2009).
Our program proudly serves 11,273 participants per month (March 2009) or over 97,000 nutrition education contacts per year. NCHS WIC operates eight offices in North San Diego County. The location of these offices and their proximity to the health centers of NCHS facilitate mutual referrals, access to care and customer convenience.
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