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Women, Infants, and Children
(WIC)

1920 Mariposa Mall, Suite 120
263-1150
263-1152 fax
 
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Program Women, Infants, and Children
   
Description Nutrition education program
   
Hours 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
   
Contact Person Carmina Talamantes
   
Site(s) - Locations 1920 Mariposa Mall, Suite 100, 105, 115 and 120/3 clinics
   
Services Nutrition education and food checks for specific nutritious foods
   
Service Area Metropolitan Fresno
   
Eligibility Criteria Low to moderate income pregnant, breastfeeding, post partum women, infants and children to 5 years old
   
How to Access Service Need WIC medical referral from Doctor
   
Funding Source USDA through California Department of Health Services
   
Funding Amount $3,579,398
   
Legislative Mandates/Requirements Meet income guidelines, residence requirements and above categories
   
Affiliations/Collaborative Partners Memorandums of Understanding:CHDP, Diabetes Care Centers of Community Hospitals and University Medical Center, EFNEP, FCEOC Headstart and Early Headstart, FCEOC Health Services, Lead Poisoning Prevention ProgramAffiliations & Collaborative Partners:Childhood Immunization Coalition of Fresno and Madera Counties, Metropolitan Oral Health Advisory Council, FCEOC Headstart Pre-School/Early Headstart County Wide Policy Council Community Representative and Headstart Health Advisory Committee, Central Valley Breastfeeding Coalition, Central Valley Anemia Coalition, Babies First Consortium, Blue Cross Community Advisory Committee
   
Historical Information Have been serving clients since WIC’s inception in 1974.
   
Mission We will provide to all women, infants and children healthy food, and the knowledge and opportunity to make healthy choices in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, thus enhancing the potential for all Californians to enjoy a higher quality of life.
   
Goals Low-income pregnant, breast feeding, postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5 who are at medical/nutritional risk have sufficient food and nutrition education to promote healthy pregnancy and post-partum development of the women and healthy development of the infants and children.
   
Measurable Outcomes To provide WIC food checks to 25,925 WIC participants monthly.To provide nutrition education to 25,925 participants monthly.To achieve having 20% of pregnant women enrollees enroll in their first trimester.To provide 1 ½ hours staff training on a monthly basis.
   
Other Unique Information

We serve the largest number of clients at one site in the United States