What Foods Can I Buy?

With your California WIC Card, you can buy a variety of foods such as eggs, yogurt, milk, cheese, cereal, beans, legumes, peanut butter, 100% fruit juice, whole grains, fruit, vegetables, infant foods and organic food options.

The foods you receive are based on what is included in your WIC food package.

How Do I Shop for My WIC Foods?

Before you go shopping for your WIC foods, follow these steps:

  1. Pick up a WIC Authorized Shopping Guide in English or Spanish at your WIC office
  2. Download the FREE California WIC App for iPhone or Android phones.
  3. Register your WIC Card in the California WIC App.
  4. Have your phone and your WIC Card ready to shop.

You can use your California WIC App to scan UPC barcodes on food items, check your food benefits and see when your benefits expire.

How Do I Use My WIC Card?

Learn how to shop with your WIC card. Watch the video below and test your WIC Card knowledge by completing this short quiz.

Note: If you are a WIC participant, you can give your completed quiz to your WIC staff.

English Video

Spanish Video


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