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A federal assistance program that helps provide food for those in need have been made available by phone in Contra Costa County during the statewide stay-at-home order declared last week by Gov. Gavin Newsom, health officials in that county said Wednesday.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as WIC, has suspended all in-person appointments until further notice, county WIC Director Raz Moghbel said in a statement. Their phone lines remain open, and food benefits can still be received within days of applying, he said.

WIC provides healthy foods and support services to families; and those who have lost income because of the COVID-19 outbreak may be eligible, Moghbel said. Pregnant mothers and those with children under five may also qualify, he said.

Those who have qualified can call local offices to enroll or certify their status and to obtain future food benefits. Those local offices include Concord (925-646-5370); Brentwood (925-513-6880); Pittsburg (925-431-2460); and San Pablo (510-942-4000).

Those who may be eligible can apply by calling 1-800-414-4WIC or by applying at cc.health.org/wic

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Contact:

Marlene Ceballo, RD, CLEC Contra Costa WIC Program Regional Breastfeeding Liaison
(925) 646-5200 Email: [email protected]

Contra Costa Health Services WIC Program
2355 Stanwell Circle
Concord, CA 94520
9:00AM to 11:00AM

2020 Meeting Calendar:

January 13th, 2020
March 9th, 2020
May 11th, 2020
July 13th, 2020
September 14th, 2020
November 9th, 2020

Other Information:

All mothers in Contra Costa County have access to free breastfeeding support by calling the toll-free number (866) 878-7767
*The toll-free warmline is staffed by Task Force volunteers. Calls will be returned within 24 hours.

Contra Costa Breastfeeding Support Warmline

All mothers in Contra Costa County have access to free breastfeeding support by
calling the toll-free number (866) 878-7767
*The toll-free warmline is staffed by Task Force volunteers.
Calls will be returned within 24 hours.

Resources in Contra Costa County:

Breastfeeding Resources – English

Breastfeeding Resources – Spanish

Frenotomy Referrals

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Contra Costa County Wic Program

2355 Stanwell Circle
Brentwood, California94520
City: Brentwood

Phone:925-646-5370

Located in Contra Costa County
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State of California Information: Click Here

Contra Costa County WIC Program is an office that will help you with the WIC program. Most WIC office require you to call to make an appointment. Find out if you are eligible for the WIC program. This site is not affiliated or associated with the official WIC program offered by the USDA. For informational purposes only for finding office locations.

Contra Costa County WIC Program Information

Additional Information:

Places like Contra Costa County WIC Program and others around Brentwood can help you to find if you meet the eligible requirements for the WIC, Special Supplement Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC is a federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service of the USDA. WIC is administered in each state by State Health Departments. Please contact your WIC state or local agency serving your area.

Official USDA Information: Click Here

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This site is not affiliated or associated with the official WIC program offered by the USDA. For informational purposes only to find office locations and contact information.

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Services Offered

"For your safety, during the Covid 19 pandemic Concord WIC is open to serve participants by phone. On the day of your appointment, WIC staff will call you to complete your appointment. If you would like to enroll on WIC, call our office to schedule an appointment."

Posted on August 7, 2020

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  • 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  • this wic office is organized and fast unlike the alameda county office in hayward.  omg that hayward office was always long waits and made me miserable

  • Wic is a very helpful program. We learn so much about nutrition. Maryam is very nice and helpful for every body l hope she get promotion to match
    She is the best

  • My friends recommended me to go to WIC because I'm a single mom and it will help me get food for my baby boy.

    Program is nice to have to get extra food if you are a low income family.

    Just call them that you want to join. Schedule an appointment and get directions if needed. Once you are at your first appointment, they will want to see your ID and fill in papers about you and your baby. You see a person to talk to about your income and see if your eligible. They will tell you how the program is all about with a disc and show you these checks that will help you get food in your grocery market (Luckys, Safeway, etc. - they will give you a list who takes WIC).

    They do have a food bank every 1st and 3rd week of the month.

    Have rooms along the hall way as doctor rooms or class rooms.

    Every Friday they do have a clinic day where you could get the vaccine or shots you need for them. Which my mom and I got the whopping cough shot. A lot of waiting which they could do a bit faster.

    Dislike: While waiting, there are little kids walking around talking to people and wanting to say hi and touch other babies. I know they don't know much what's right and wrong until you let them know. But It's well...germy there. especially if they are sick wanting to touch your baby. But kids are kids.

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WIC Services in Contra Costa County available by phone

Benefits Auto-Issued for the Month of March

On Thursday evening, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a statewide shelter-in-place order for all Californians, except certain essential employees and residents acquiring necessities, such as food, prescriptions, and health care.

WIC provides healthy foods and support services to families.  If your income has been affected by recent events, and you are pregnant, recently had a baby, or have an infant or child under the age of five, you may be qualified to receive WIC services.  Applying is easy and quick.  You will receive your food benefits within a few days. You can apply online at cchealth.org/wic or call 1 (800) 414-4WIC.

WIC food benefits are considered an essential service. We will strive to continue to serve our community during this time under the governor’s and local Health Officer’s order.  Currently, we are providing all WIC services over the phone, including new enrollments.  To protect you and our WIC staff, all in-person appointments are suspended at this time.  Please stay at home.  The new WIC Card and WIC app make it easy for you to access your benefits electronically.

Community members should call their local WIC offices to enroll or certify, obtain future food benefits, reschedule, get breastfeeding help, or to get questions answered.

  • Concord & Crossroad WIC: (925) 646-5370
  • Brentwood WIC: (925) 513-6880
  • Pittsburg WIC: (925) 431-2460
  • San Pablo WIC: (510) 942-4000

Please note that California WIC started monthly auto issuance of benefits and extended some certifications for those who were eligible.  This means if you have a WIC card, you may already have your benefits pre-loaded.  You can check your California WIC app for benefits.

If you have any additional questions, please contact your local WIC program at 1 (800) 414-4WIC.  For further Covid-19-related information, please visit the county website at:  cchealth.org or CDPH website.

WIC and Contra Costa Health Services are committed to providing the individuals and communities we serve with high quality, comprehensive, community-directed care that is accessible to all and culturally and linguistically appropriate.

Please note that WIC is safe to use and does not affect immigration status for anyone who is currently in the U.S.  WIC is not considered a part of public charge.  We are here to help!

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Contra Costa County WIC Program

This California WIC clinic is located at 2355 Stanwell Circle Concord 94520. We provide the contact information below for Contra Costa County WIC Program, including the WIC office phone number, address and hours of operations. If you are currently receiving CA WIC benefits and this is the closes clinic to you, then you can contact this location and request assistance for questions or issues you may have. In most cases you are required to meet with the WIC staff at this Concord WIC office location so they can make sure you and your family are doing well and if need be, adjust the program including the types of foods for you and your children or the baby formula for infants.

If it is time, you would need to go down to Contra Costa County WIC Program to get more WIC checks/vouchers. In some states you no longer need to do this, as your California WIC EBT Card will be automatically refilled each month. You can use your checks/vouchers or EBT Card to purchase WIC approved foods at your local grocery store. To see a full list of what items you can buy, CA WIC food list. To find out more about the EBT Card, use the contact information below to call this WIC location in Concord, CA.

If you are planning to move to a new address, either in state or out of state, then you must notify Contra Costa County WIC Program right away. Usually the staff will provide you with a Verification of Certification Card (VOC). This provides proof you are on the California WIC program. When you do finally move, you need to find a clinic nearby at your new address and schedule an appointment so you can provide them proof of benefits with your VOC card. Even if you move out of state, they are required to continue your CA WIC benefits until it expires, at which time you would need to re-apply.

Apply for California WIC

If you are looking to apply for the WIC program and this location is close to you, then use the contact information below to call and schedule an appointment. While you are talking to the staff on the phone, make sure you verify what information you need to bring to you at your appointment. It is important you bring everything required as the staff uses this information to see if you are eligible for California WIC. If you don't bring these documents, you risk delaying the application process. To find out the complete process, how to apply for CA WIC benefits.

WIC Breastfeeding

WIC encourages mothers who participate in the program to breastfeed. Research has shown that breast milk is the best food for baby's first year of life. Breastfeeding provides many health, nutritional, and economical benefits to mother and baby. You can contact Contra Costa County WIC Program and the staff there should be able to provide mothers with breastfeeding information and support.

Also, breastfeeding mothers are usually eligible to participate in the WIC program longer than non-breastfeeding mothers and they receive larger amount and variety of foods. If you need a breast pump or other breastfeeding items, contact the staff at this California WIC office to see what they can help with. In some cases, the program provides access to these items.

Searching for a Clinic

If you want to see if there is a clinic closer to you, then browse through the list of Concord WIC locations in California. Or if you prefer, you can use our WIC Clinic Search page. This will allow you to search for any CA WIC clinics near your address.

  • WIC Office Address

    Contra Costa County WIC Program
    2355 Stanwell Circle
    Concord, CA 94520

  • WIC Office Phone Number

    The CA WIC phone number for this clinic is 925-646-5370.

  • Click here to update this WIC location.

Map of Contra Costa County WIC Program

Below is a map of the current California WIC clinic, located at 2355 Stanwell Circle Concord 94520. You can view the current WIC office hours and other WIC locations nearby on the upper right hand side of this page.

Sours: https://www.wicprogram.net/contra-costa-county-wic-program-ca-wcl1919

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Contra Costa County WIC Program - Concord Public Health Clinic

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:

Hours of operation:

  • Between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Monday to Friday

WIC is available to limited income:

  • Pregnant women
  • Women who are breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
  • Women who have had a baby in the past 6 months
  • Parents, step-parents, guardians, and foster parents of infants and children under the age of 5 can apply for their children
Sours: https://www.wicprograms.org/li/contra-costa-county-wic-program


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