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Atwater WIC Clinics

Below are WIC Clinics and Programs in Atwater

Merced County Community Action Agency - Atwater Wic

1160-1170 Third Street, Atwater CA 95301

WIC helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well, stay healthy and be active. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). WIC provides food and support. Nutrition education and individual counseling help families establish lifelong healthy habits. Pregnant women receive the specialized assistance to establish successful breastfeeding. WIC helps link families with other community resources. WIC encourages the consumption of the fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the Central Valley through the distribution of special vouchers for farmer’s markets during the summer months. MCCAA has WIC sites located throughout Merced and Mariposa counties serving over 17000 participants per month.

WIC Resources

  • WIC Breast Feeding Support
    Breastfeeding is essential in infant development and is recommended by the Women, Infant, and Child Program to be the best way of feeding babies.
  • WIC Eligibility Criteria
    To qualify for WIC benefits, applicants must meet Categorical, Residential, Income and Nutritional Risk Requirements.